[ roo-tee-nahyz, root-n-ahyz ]
/ ruˈti naɪz, ˈrut nˌaɪz /
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verb (used with object), rou·tin·ized, rou·tin·iz·ing.
to develop into a regular procedure.
to reduce to a customary procedure: He seems happier now that his life is thoroughly routinized.
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Also especially British, rou·tin·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM routinizerou·tin·i·za·tion, nounrou·tin·iz·er, noun
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How to use routinize in a sentence
Violence may become not only acceptable but perhaps routinized as a response when Republicans don’t come out ahead via the democratic process.
The right to empowerment has led to a reliance on military solutions and the routinization of oppression.