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English definition of “standardize”

standardize

verb [T] (UK usually standardise)     /ˈstæn.də.daɪz/ US  /-dɚ-/
to make things of the same type all have the same basic features : We standardize parts such as rear-view mirrors , so that one type will fit any model of car we make.Elaborating, specifying and simplifying standardization (UK usually standardisation)     /ˌstæn.də.daɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-dɚ.də-/ noun [U]
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