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tenderize

[ ten-duh-rahyz ]
/ 藞t蓻n d蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used with object), ten路der路ized, ten路der路iz路ing.
to make (meat) tender, as by pounding or by a chemical process or treatment.
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Also especially British, ten路der路ise .

Origin of tenderize

First recorded in 1725鈥35; tender1 + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM tenderize

ten路der路i路za路tion, nounten路der路iz路er, nounun路ten路der路ized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for tenderize

tenderize

tenderise

/ (藞t蓻nd蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to make (meat) tender by pounding it to break down the fibres, by steeping it in a marinade, or by treating it with a tenderizer

Derived forms of tenderize

tenderization or tenderisation, noun
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