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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.

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.
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