universalize

[ yoo-nuh-vur-suh-lahyz ]
/ ˌyu nəˈvɜr səˌlaɪz /
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verb (used with object), u·ni·ver·sal·ized, u·ni·ver·sal·iz·ing.

to make universal.

Nearby words

  1. universal time coordinated,
  2. universalism,
  3. universalist,
  4. universality,
  5. universalizability,
  6. universally,
  7. universals,
  8. universe,
  9. universe of discourse,
  10. universities

Also especially British, u·ni·ver·sal·ise.

Origin of universalize

First recorded in 1635–45; universal + -ize

Related formsu·ni·ver·sal·i·za·tion, nounu·ni·ver·sal·iz·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for universalization

universalize

universalise

/ (ˌjuːnɪˈvɜːsəˌlaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to make universal
Derived Formsuniversalization or universalisation, noun

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