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English definition of “popularize”

popularize

verb [T] (LIKE)   /ˈpɑp·jə·ləˌrɑɪz/
to cause something to become known , admired , or used by many people : He helped to popularize the hard-bop style of jazz in the mid-1950s.
(Definition of popularize verb (LIKE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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