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"standardize" in British English

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standardizeverb [T]

(UK usually standardise) uk   /ˈstæn.də.daɪz/  us   /ˈstæn.dɚ.daɪz/
standardization
noun [U] (UK usually standardisation) uk   /ˌstæn.də.daɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌstæn.dɚ.dəˈzeɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of standardize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"standardize" in American English

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standardizeverb [T]

 us   /ˈstæn·dərˌdɑɪz/
to make one thing the same as ​others of that ​type, or to ​compare one thing to something ​accepted as a ​model: Governor Vizard ​wants to standardize ​schoolspendingthroughout the ​state.
standardization
noun [U]  us   /ˌstæn·dər·dəˈzeɪ·ʃən/
At first, they made no ​attempt at standardization.
standardized
adjective [not gradable]  /ˈstæn·dərˌdɑɪzd/
Standardized ​tests will be used to ​measuretheirprogress.
(Definition of standardize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"standardize" in Business English

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standardizeverb [T]

(UK also standardise) uk   us   /ˈstændədaɪz/
to make things of the same ​type have the same basic ​features: standardize procedures/processes/systems The ​agreementrequiresstates to standardize their ​taxcollectionsystems. The ​profilesummarizeskeyinformation about a ​mutualfund in a standardized ​formatdesigned to make it easier to compare ​funds.
(Definition of standardize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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