regularize

[reg-yuh-luh-rahyz]
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Also especially British, reg·u·lar·ise.

Origin of regularize

First recorded in 1615–25; regular + -ize
Related formsreg·u·lar·i·za·tion, nounreg·u·lar·iz·er, nounun·reg·u·lar·ized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for regularize

regularize

regularise

verb
  1. (tr) to make regular; cause to conform
Derived Formsregularization or regularisation, noun
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Word Origin and History for regularize
v.

1620s, from regular (adj.) + -ize. Related: Regularized; regularizing.

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