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disyllabize

[ dahy-sil-uh-bahyz, dih- ]
/ daɪˈsɪl əˌbaɪz, dɪ- /
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verb (used with object), di·syl·la·bized, di·syl·la·biz·ing.

to make disyllabic.

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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Also dissyllabize; especially British, di·syl·la·bise .

Origin of disyllabize

First recorded in 1865–70; disyllable + -ize

Words nearby disyllabize

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