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“socialize” in English

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UK usually socialise uk /ˈsəʊ.ʃəl.aɪz/ us /ˈsoʊ.ʃə.laɪz/

socialize verb (GO OUT)

B2 [ I ] to spend time when you are not working with friends or with other people in order to enjoy yourself:

I tend not to socialize with my colleagues.
I hope Adam's actually doing some work at college - he seems to spend all his time socializing!

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noun [ U ] UK usually socialisation uk /ˌsəʊ.ʃəl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌsoʊ.ʃəl.əˈzeɪ.ʃən/

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

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socializeverb [ I ]

us /ˈsoʊ·ʃəˌlɑɪz/

to spend time with other people for pleasure:

Although he works a lot, Manny still finds time to socialize with friends.

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

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