[ ploo r-uh-lahyz ]
/ ˈplʊər əˌlaɪz /
verb (used with object), plu·ral·ized, plu·ral·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), plu·ral·ized, plu·ral·iz·ing.
to receive or take a plural form.
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Also especially British, plu·ral·ise.
Related formsplu·ral·iz·a·ble, adjectiveplu·ral·i·za·tion, nounplu·ral·iz·er, nounun·plu·ral·ized, adjective
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Another difference in usage is revealed in the spelling and pluralization of foreign words.The American Language|Henry L. Mencken
British Dictionary definitions for pluralization
/ (ˈplʊərəˌlaɪz) /
(intr) to hold more than one ecclesiastical benefice or office at the same time
to make or become plural
Derived Formspluralization or pluralisation, nounpluralizer or pluraliser, noun
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