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miniaturize

[ min-ee-uh-chuh-rahyz, min-uh- ]
/ 藞m瑟n i 蓹 t蕛蓹藢ra瑟z, 藞m瑟n 蓹- /
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verb (used with object), min路i路a路tur路ized, min路i路a路tur路iz路ing.
to make in extremely small size in order to keep volume or weight to a minimum: to miniaturize electronic equipment.
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Also especially British, min路i路a路tur路ise .

Origin of miniaturize

First recorded in 1945鈥50; miniature + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM miniaturize

min路i路a路tur路i路za路tion, nounsu路per路min路i路a路tur路ize, verb (used with object), su路per路min路i路a路tur路ized, su路per路min路i路a路tur路iz路ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for miniaturize

miniaturize

miniaturise

/ (藞m瑟n瑟t蕛蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to make or construct (something, esp electronic equipment) on a very small scale; reduce in size

Derived forms of miniaturize

miniaturization or miniaturisation, 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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