[ tem-per-uh-lahyz, tem-pruh- ]
/ ˈtɛm pər əˌlaɪz, ˈtɛm prə- /
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verb (used with object), tem·po·ral·ized, tem·po·ral·iz·ing.

to make temporal in time; place in time.
to make concerned with the present life; secularize.



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Also especially British, tem·po·ral·ise .

Origin of temporalize

First recorded in 1820–30; temporal1 + -ize
temporalize , temporize
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  • I had to record so many languages before I could temporalize.

    The Ego Machine|Henry Kuttner
  • The threshold fluctuations in the neurons always upset my mnemonic norm when I temporalize.

    The Ego Machine|Henry Kuttner
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