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routinize

[roo-tee-nahyz, root-n-ahyz]
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verb (used with object), rou·tin·ized, rou·tin·iz·ing.
  1. to develop into a regular procedure.
  2. 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.

Origin of routinize

First recorded in 1925–30; routine + -ize
Related formsrou·tin·i·za·tion, nounrou·tin·iz·er, noun
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Word Origin and History for routinization

n.

1916, noun of action from routinize (1893), from routine + -ize.

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