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monetize

mon·e·tize

monetize

pronunciation:
ma nih taIz
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: monetized, monetizes, monetizing
definition 1: to make legal for use as money; establish as legal tender.
definition 2: to make into coins or other money; mint.
derivation: monetization (n.)
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The word monetize contains the following part:
-ize, -ise Greek verb-forming suffix that means to turn into or cause to be
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The suffix -ize , -ise forms transitive verbs from adjectives (civilize ) and nouns (crystallize ). The oldest English verbs ending in -ize were loanwords from Greek (baptize , catechize ).