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trivializeverb [T]

us   /ˈtrɪv·i·əˌlɑɪz/
to make something unusual seem ordinary or unimportant: My boss tends to take good ideas and trivialize them.
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trivializeverb [T]

disapproving UK usually trivialise uk   /ˈtrɪv.i.ə.laɪz/ us   /ˈtrɪv.i.ə.laɪz/
to make something seem less important than it really is: I don't want to trivialize the problem, but I do think there are more important matters to discuss.
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