absolutize

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From absolute +‎ -ize

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VerbEdit

absolutize (third-person singular simple present absolutizes, present participle absolutizing, simple past and past participle absolutized)

  1. (transitive) To make absolute. [First attested in the mid 20th century.][1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 9
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