[ ob-uh-lahyz ]
/ ˈɒb əˌlaɪz /
verb (used with object), ob·e·lized, ob·e·liz·ing.
to mark (a word or passage) with an obelus.
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Also especially British, ob·e·lise.
OTHER WORDS FROM obelizeob·e·lism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for obelised
/ (ˈɒbɪˌlaɪz) /
(tr) to mark (a word or passage) with an obelus
Word Origin for obelize
C17: from Greek obelizein
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