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metropolitanize

[ me-truh-pol-i-tn-ahyz ]
/ 藢m蓻 tr蓹藞p蓲l 瑟 tn藢a瑟z /
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verb (used with object), met路ro路pol路i路tan路ized, met路ro路pol路i路tan路iz路ing.
to make metropolitan.
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鈥淲as鈥 is used for the indicative past tense of 鈥渢o be,鈥 and 鈥渨ere鈥 is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Also especially British, met路ro路pol路i路tan路ise .

Origin of metropolitanize

First recorded in 1850鈥55; metropolitan + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM metropolitanize

met路ro路pol路i路tan路i路za路tion, nounde路met路ro路pol路i路tan路i路za路tion, noun
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