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EtymologyEdit

From suave (soft) +‎ -izar.

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suavizar (first-person singular present indicative suavizo, past participle suavizado)

  1. (transitive) to soften (to make soft)
  2. (intransitive) to soften (to become soft)
  3. (transitive, figuratively) to sugar (to make something seem less unpleasant)

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VerbEdit

suavizar (first-person singular present suavizo, first-person singular preterite suavicé, past participle suavizado)

  1. to soften, smooth
  2. to ease, to relieve

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: z becomes a c before e.

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