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-izesuffix

(UK usually -ise) uk   us   /-aɪz/
added to ​adjectives to ​formverbsmeaning to ​cause to ​become: to ​modernize (= to make ​modern) to ​centralize
(Definition of -ize from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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