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tropicalize

[ trop-i-kuh-lahyz ]
/ 藞tr蓲p 瑟 k蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), trop路i路cal路ized, trop路i路cal路iz路ing.
to make tropical, as in character or appearance.
to adapt or make suitable for use in tropical regions, especially in regard to protection against the destructive effects of moisture and fungi.
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Also especially British, trop路i路cal路ise .

Origin of tropicalize

First recorded in 1880鈥85; tropical + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM tropicalize

trop路i路cal路i路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tropicalize

tropicalize

tropicalise

/ (藞tr蓲p瑟k藢la瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to adapt to tropical use, temperatures, etc

Derived forms of tropicalize

tropicalization or tropicalisation, noun
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