Meaning of “trivialize” in the English Dictionary

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"trivialize" in British English

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trivializeverb [ T ]

disapproving UK usually trivialise uk /ˈtrɪv.i.ə.laɪz/ us /ˈtrɪv.i.ə.laɪz/

to make something seem less important than it really is:

I don't want to trivialize the problem, but I do think there are more important matters to discuss.

(Definition of “trivialize” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trivialize" in American English

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trivializeverb [ T ]

us /ˈtrɪv·i·əˌlɑɪz/

to make something unusual seem ordinary or unimportant:

My boss tends to take good ideas and trivialize them.

(Definition of “trivialize” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)