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officialize

[ uh-fish-uh-lahyz ]
/ 蓹藞f瑟蕛 蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), of路fi路cial路ized, of路fi路cial路iz路ing.
to make official; place under official authority or control.
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Also especially British, of路fi路cial路ise .

Origin of officialize

First recorded in 1840鈥50; official + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM officialize

of路fi路cial路i路za路tion, noun
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