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English definition of “passivize”

passivize

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