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Etymology Edit

substantive +‎ -ise

Verb Edit

substantivise (third-person singular simple present substantivises, present participle substantivising, simple past and past participle substantivised) (Non-Oxford British English)

  1. (grammar) To use as or convert into a substantive (noun).
    Synonyms: nominalise, noun, (very rare) substantive

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See also Edit

(converting into or using as another part of speech:)

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