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standardize

verb [T] uk (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
noun [U] uk (UK usually standardisation)   /ˌstæn.də.daɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-dɚ.də-/
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