[ uh-sen-shuh-lahyz ]
/ əˈsɛn ʃəˌlaɪz /
verb (used with object), es·sen·tial·ized, es·sen·tial·iz·ing.
to extract the essence from; express the essence of.
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Also especially British, es·sen·tial·ise.
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