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revolutionize

[ rev-uh-loo-shuh-nahyz ]
/ 藢r蓻v 蓹藞lu 蕛蓹藢na瑟z /
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verb (used with object), rev路o路lu路tion路ized, rev路o路lu路tion路iz路ing.
to bring about a revolution in; effect a radical change in: to revolutionize petroleum refining methods.
to subject to a political revolution.
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Also especially British, rev路o路lu路tion路ise .

Origin of revolutionize

First recorded in 1790鈥1800; revolution + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM revolutionize

rev路o路lu路tion路iz路er, nounqua路si-rev路o路lu路tion路ized, adjectiveun路rev路o路lu路tion路ized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for revolutionize

revolutionize

revolutionise

/ (藢r蓻v蓹藞lu藧蕛蓹藢na瑟z) /

verb (tr)
to bring about a radical change inscience has revolutionized civilization
to inspire or infect with revolutionary ideasthey revolutionized the common soldiers
to cause a revolution in (a country, etc)

Derived forms of revolutionize

revolutionizer or revolutioniser, noun
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