absolutize

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Related to absolutising: absolutizing

ab·so·lu·tize

 (ăb′sə-lo͞o-tīz′)
tr.v. ab·so·lu·tized, ab·so·lu·tiz·ing, ab·so·lu·tiz·es
To make absolute; change into an absolute: absolutize a moral priniciple.

absolutize

(ˌæbsəˈluːtaɪz) or

absolutise

vb (tr)
formal to make absolute

ab•so•lut•ize

(ˈæb sə luˌtaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to render absolute; consider or declare perfect, complete, or unchangeable.
[1915–20]
Translations
absoluttere
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