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Meaning of LIBERALIZE

Pronunciation:  'liburu`lIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make liberal or more liberal, of laws and rules
  2. [v]  become more liberal; "The laws liberalized after Prohibition"
 

LIBERALIZE is a 10 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: liberalise
 
 See Also: alter, change, decontrol

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lib"er*al*ize\ (l[i^]b"[~e]r*al*[imac]z), v. t.
[imp. & p. p. {Liberalized} (-[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n.
{Liberalizing} (-[imac]`z[i^]ng).] [Cf. F. lib['e]raliser.]
To make liberal; to free from narrow views or prejudices.

      To open and to liberalize the mind.      --Burke.

 

 

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