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pluralize

[ ploor-uh-lahyz ]
/ 藞pl蕣蓹r 蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), plu路ral路ized, plu路ral路iz路ing.
to express in the plural form; make plural: to pluralize a noun.
verb (used without object), plu路ral路ized, plu路ral路iz路ing.
to receive or take a plural form.
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Also especially British, plu路ral路ise .

Origin of pluralize

First recorded in 1795鈥1805; plural + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM pluralize

plu路ral路iz路a路ble, adjectiveplu路ral路i路za路tion, nounplu路ral路iz路er, nounun路plu路ral路ized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pluralize

pluralize

pluralise

/ (藞pl蕣蓹r蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb
(intr) to hold more than one ecclesiastical benefice or office at the same time
to make or become plural

Derived forms of pluralize

pluralization or pluralisation, nounpluralizer or pluraliser, noun
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