[ uh-fish-uh-lahyz ]
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verb (used with object),of·fi·cial·ized, of·fi·cial·iz·ing.
  1. to make official; place under official authority or control.

Origin of officialize

First recorded in1840–50; official + -ize
  • Also especially British, of·fi·cial·ise .

Other words from officialize

  • of·fi·cial·i·za·tion, noun

Words Nearby officialize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023