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English definition of “passivize”

passivize

verb [T] uk specialized (UK usually passivise)   /ˈpæs.ɪ.vaɪz/ us  
to change a verb or sentence into the passiveVerb forms, tenses and types of verbs
passivization
noun [U or C] uk (UK usually passivisation)   /ˌpæs.ɪ.vaɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ɪ.vɪ-/
the process of changing a verb or sentence into the passiveVerb forms, tenses and types of verbs
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