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“crystallize” in British English

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crystallizeverb

UK usually crystallise uk /ˈkrɪs.təl.aɪz/ us /ˈkrɪs.təl.aɪz/
crystallization
noun [ U ] UK usually crystallisation uk /ˌkrɪs.təl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌkrɪs.təl.əˈzeɪ.ʃən/

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

“crystallize” in American English

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crystallizeverb [ I/T ]

/ˈkrɪs·təlˌɑɪz/

(of a substance) to turn into a crystal or crystals

crystallization
noun [ U ] /ˌkrɪs·təl·əˈzeɪ·ʃən, -ˌɑɪˈzeɪ·ʃən/

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“crystallize” in Business English

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crystallizeverb [ T ]

UK usually crystallise uk /ˈkrɪstəlaɪz/ us

FINANCE to sell an investment at a particular time and make a profit or loss from that investment:

By selling the shares now, your gain will be crystallized.

(Definition of “crystallize” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)