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equalize

[ ee-kwuh-lahyz ]
/ 藞i kw蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), e路qual路ized, e路qual路iz路ing.
to make equal: to equalize tax burdens.
to make uniform: to equalize a rate of production.
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Also especially British, e路qual路ise .

Origin of equalize

First recorded in 1580鈥90; equal + -ize

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British Dictionary definitions for equalize

equalize

equalise

/ (藞i藧kw蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to make equal or uniform; regularize
(intr) (in sports) to reach the same score as one's opponent or opponents

Derived forms of equalize

equalization or equalisation, noun
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