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slenderize

[ slen-duh-rahyz ]
/ 藞sl蓻n d蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used with object), slen路der路ized, slen路der路iz路ing.
to make slender or more slender.
to cause to appear slender: dresses that slenderize the figure.
verb (used without object), slen路der路ized, slen路der路iz路ing.
to become slender.
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Also especially British, slen路der路ise .

Origin of slenderize

First recorded in 1920鈥25; slender + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM slenderize

slen路der路i路za路tion [slen-der-uh-zey-shuhn], /藢sl蓻n d蓹r 蓹藞ze瑟 蕛蓹n/, nounslen路der路iz路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for slenderize

slenderize

slenderise

/ (藞sl蓻nd蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
mainly US and Canadian to make or become slender
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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