EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN verb (used with object), nor·mal·ized, nor·mal·iz·ing. to establish or resume (relations) in a normal manner, as between countries. . Metallurgy to heat (a steel alloy) to a suitable temperature above the transformation range and then to cool in still air at ambient temperature. verb (used without object), nor·mal·ized, nor·mal·iz·ing. to become normal; resume a normal state: Prices soon normalized after the war.
, especially British nor·mal·ise. Origin of normalize
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-ize Related forms nor·mal·i·za·tion, noun de·nor·mal·i·za·tion, noun o·ver·nor·mal·i·za·tion, noun o·ver·nor·mal·ize, verb (used with object), o·ver·nor·mal·ized, o·ver·nor·mal·iz·ing. re·nor·mal·i·za·tion, noun re·nor·mal·ize, verb (used with object), re·nor·mal·ized, re·nor·mal·iz·ing. un·nor·mal·ized, adjective un·nor·mal·iz·ing, adjective
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Examples from the Web for normalization Contemporary Examples of normalization
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Yes to ending the conflict, yes to security cooperation, and yes to
normalization with Israel.
This does deserve a re-emphasis, to say peace and
normalization with all Arab states! Historical Examples of normalization British Dictionary definitions for normalization normalization normalisation noun the act or process of normalizing social welfare the policy of offering mentally or physically handicapped people patterns, conditions, and experiences of everyday life as close as possible to those of nonhandicapped people, by not segregating them physically, socially, and administratively from the rest of society verb (tr) to bring or make into the normal state to bring into conformity with a standard to heat (steel) above a critical temperature and allow it to cool in air to relieve internal stresses; anneal
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Word Origin and History for normalization n.
normalize + -ation. International political sense recorded from 1938. v.
normal + -ize. Related: Normalized; normalizing.
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