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phosphorize

[ fos-fuh-rahyz ]
/ 藞f蓲s f蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used with object), phos路pho路rized, phos路pho路riz路ing.
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Also especially British, phos路pho路rise .

Origin of phosphorize

First recorded in 1790鈥1800; phosphor- + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM phosphorize

phos路pho路ri路za路tion, noun
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