[ trop-i-kuh-lahyz ]
/ ˈtrɒp ɪ kəˌlaɪz /
verb (used with object), trop·i·cal·ized, trop·i·cal·iz·ing.
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Also especially British, trop·i·cal·ise.
Related formstrop·i·cal·i·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tropicalization
/ (ˈtrɒpɪkəˌlaɪz) /
(tr) to adapt to tropical use, temperatures, etc
Derived Formstropicalization or tropicalisation, noun
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