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singularize

[ sing-gyuh-luh-rahyz ]
/ 藞s瑟艐 gy蓹 l蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used with object), sin路gu路lar路ized, sin路gu路lar路iz路ing.
to make singular.
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Also especially British, sin路gu路lar路ise .

Origin of singularize

First recorded in 1580鈥90; singular + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM singularize

sin路gu路lar路i路za路tion, noun
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How to use singularize in a sentence

  • And hence this tremendous struggle to singularize ourselves, to survive in some way in the memory of others and of posterity.

    Tragic Sense Of Life|Miguel de Unamuno

British Dictionary definitions for singularize

singularize

singularise

/ (藞s瑟艐伞j蕣l蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb (tr)
to make (a word, etc) singular
to make conspicuous

Derived forms of singularize

singularization or singularisation, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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