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hybridize

[ hahy-bri-dahyz ]
/ 藞ha瑟 br瑟藢da瑟z /
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verb (used with object), hy路brid路ized, hy路brid路iz路ing.
to cause to produce hybrids; cross.
to breed or cause the production of (a hybrid).
to form in a hybrid manner.
verb (used without object), hy路brid路ized, hy路brid路iz路ing.
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Also especially British, hy路brid路ise .

Origin of hybridize

First recorded in1835鈥45; hybrid + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM hybridize

hy路brid路iz路a路ble, adjectivehy路brid路i路za路tion, nounhy路brid路ist, hy路brid路iz路er, nounin路ter路hy路brid路ize, verb (used without object), in路ter路hy路brid路ized, in路ter路hy路brid路iz路ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for hybridize

hybridize

hybridise

/ (藞ha瑟br瑟藢da瑟z) /

verb
to produce or cause to produce hybrids; crossbreed

Derived forms of hybridize

hybridizable or hybridisable, adjectivehybridization or hybridisation, nounhybridizer or hybridiser, noun
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