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macadamize

[ muh-kad-uh-mahyz ]
/ m蓹藞k忙d 蓹藢ma瑟z /
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verb (used with object), mac路ad路am路ized, mac路ad路am路iz路ing.
to pave by laying and compacting successive layers of broken stone, often with asphalt or hot tar.
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Also especially British, mac路ad路am路ise .

Origin of macadamize

First recorded in 1815鈥25; macadam + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM macadamize

mac路ad路am路i路za路tion, nounun路mac路ad路am路ized, adjective

Words nearby macadamize

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British Dictionary definitions for macadamize

macadamize

macadamise

/ (m蓹藞k忙d蓹藢ma瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to construct or surface (a road) with macadam

Derived forms of macadamize

macadamization or macadamisation, nounmacadamizer or macadamiser, noun
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