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Meaning of “regularize” in the English Dictionary

"regularize" in British English

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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)

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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…
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