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equalize

verb uk (UK usually equalise)   /ˈiː.kwə.laɪz/ us  
[T] to make things or people equal: They are putting pressure on the government to equalize state pension ages between men and women. [I] UK to get the point in a game or competition that makes your score the same as that of the other team or player: Spain managed to equalize in the last minute of the game.
equalization
noun [U] uk (UK usually equalisation)   /ˌiː.kwə.laɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us  
(Definition of equalize from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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