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verb [I] (UK usually fossilise) uk   /ˈfɒs.ɪ.laɪz/  us   /ˈfɑː.səl.aɪz/
to become a fossil: The remains gradually fossilized.
noun [U] (UK usually fossilisation) uk   /ˌfɒs.ɪ.laɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌfɑː.səl.aɪ-/
Translations of “fossilize”
in Chinese (Traditional) 變成化石, 石化…
in Chinese (Simplified) 变成化石, 石化…
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