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factorize

[ fak-tuh-rahyz ]
/ ˈfæk təˌraɪz /
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verb (used with object), fac·tor·ized, fac·tor·iz·ing.

Mathematics. to resolve into factors.

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Also especially British, fac·tor·ise .

Origin of factorize

First recorded in 1855–60; factor + -ize
fac·tor·i·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for factorize

factorize

factorise

/ (ˈfæktəˌraɪz) /

verb

(tr) maths to resolve (an integer or polynomial) into factors
factorization or factorisation, noun
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