regularize Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “regularize” in the English Dictionary

"regularize" in British English

See all translations

regularizeverb [T]

(UK usually regularise) uk   /ˈreɡ.jʊ.lər.aɪz/  us   /-lɚ-/
to ​change a ​situation or ​system so that it ​obeyslaws or is ​based on ​reason: The ​position of ​ourformerlyillegalworkers has now been regularized (= made ​legal and ​official). Some ​peoplewant to regularize the ​Englishspellingsystem (= ​change it so that all words ​follow the same ​rules for ​spelling).
regularization
noun [U] (UK usually regularisation) uk   /ˌreɡ.jə.lə.raɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-əˈ-/
(Definition of regularize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"regularize" in Business English

See all translations

regularizeverb [T]

( UK also regularise) uk   us   /ˈreɡjʊləraɪz/
to ​change a ​system or a ​situation so that it is ​controlled by a set of ​officialrules: This ​agreement will ​help regularize ​trade between our two countries. We need to regularize the ​situation with ​regard to the ​employment of ​temporarystaff.
regularization
noun [U] (UK also regularisation) /ˌreɡjələrɪˈzeɪʃən/
the regularization of the ​transfer of ​stateassets to ​privatehands
(Definition of regularize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “regularize”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使合法化, 使正式存在, 使符合规范…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使合法化, 使正式存在, 使符合規範…
What is the pronunciation of regularize?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“regularize” in British English

“regularize” in Business English

Word of the Day

hipster

someone who is very influenced by the most recent ideas and fashions

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More