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plasticize

[ plas-tuh-sahyz ]
/ 藞pl忙s t蓹藢sa瑟z /
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verb (used with or without object), plas路ti路cized, plas路ti路ciz路ing.
to render or become plastic.
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Also especially British, plas路ti路cise .

Origin of plasticize

First recorded in 1925鈥30; plastic + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM plasticize

plas路ti路ci路za路tion, nounun路plas路ti路cized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for plasticize

plasticize

plasticise

/ (藞pl忙st瑟藢sa瑟z) /

verb
to make or become plastic, as by the addition of a plasticizer

Derived forms of plasticize

plasticization or plasticisation, noun
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