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normalize

verb uk (UK usually normalise)   /ˈnɔː.mə.laɪz/ us    /ˈnɔːr-/

normalize verb (SITUATION)

[I or T] to return to the normal or usual situation: They claim that the new drug normalizes blood pressure. Relations between the two countries are gradually normalizing.Habitual and customary

normalize verb (INFORMATION)

[T] specialized science If you normalize information, you compare a small set of information with a set that represents normal values: Research psychologists normalize the results of their studies by comparing their subjects' behaviour with that of the general public.Elaborating, specifying and simplifying
(Definition of normalize from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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