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liberalize

[ lib-er-uh-lahyz, lib-ruh- ]
/ 藞l瑟b 蓹r 蓹藢la瑟z, 藞l瑟b r蓹- /
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verb (used with or without object), lib路er路al路ized, lib路er路al路iz路ing.
to make or become liberal.
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Also especially British, lib路er路al路ise .

Origin of liberalize

First recorded in 1765鈥75; liberal + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM liberalize

lib路er路al路i路za路tion [lib-er-uh-lahy-zey-shuhn, lib-ruh-], /藢l瑟b 蓹r 蓹藢la瑟藞ze瑟 蕛蓹n, 藢l瑟b r蓹-/, nounlib路er路al路iz路er, nouno路ver路lib路er路al路ize, verb, o路ver路lib路er路al路ized, o路ver路lib路er路al路iz路ing.un路lib路er路al路ized路, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for liberalize

liberalize

liberalise

/ (藞l瑟b蓹r蓹藢la瑟z, 藞l瑟br蓹-) /

verb
to make or become liberal

Derived forms of liberalize

liberalization or liberalisation, nounliberalizer or liberaliser, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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