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standardize

stand·ard·ize

standardize

 
 
pronunciation:
staen dr daIz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: standardized, standardizes, standardizing
definition: to cause to conform to a standard.
The tests are standardized in order to make sure the same concepts are being tested in all the schools.We need to standardize the format throughout the report.They standardized the operations in all their fast-food restaurants.
similar words:
regulate, true
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to come into conformity to a standard.
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derivation: standardization (n.)