routinize

[ roo-tee-nahyz, root-n-ahyz ]
/ ruˈti naɪz, ˈrut nˌaɪz /

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 .

Origin of routinize

First recorded in 1925–30; routine + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM routinize

rou·tin·i·za·tion, nounrou·tin·iz·er, noun
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