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lib·er·al·ize

 (lĭb′ər-ə-līz′, lĭb′rə-)
v. lib·er·al·ized, lib·er·al·iz·ing, lib·er·al·iz·es
v.tr.
To make liberal or more liberal: "Our standards of private conduct have been greatly liberalized ... over recent years" (Meg Greenfield).
v.intr.
To become liberal or more liberal.

lib′er·al·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
lib′er·al·iz′er n.

liberalize

(ˈlɪbərəˌlaɪz; ˈlɪbrə-) or

liberalise

vb
to make or become liberal
ˌliberaliˈzation, ˌliberaliˈsation n
ˈliberalˌizer, ˈliberalˌiser n

lib•er•al•ize

(ˈlɪb ər əˌlaɪz, ˈlɪb rə-)

v.t., v.i. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make or become liberal.
[1765–75]
lib`er•al•i•za′tion, n.

liberalize


Past participle: liberalized
Gerund: liberalizing

Imperative
liberalize
liberalize
Present
I liberalize
you liberalize
he/she/it liberalizes
we liberalize
you liberalize
they liberalize
Preterite
I liberalized
you liberalized
he/she/it liberalized
we liberalized
you liberalized
they liberalized
Present Continuous
I am liberalizing
you are liberalizing
he/she/it is liberalizing
we are liberalizing
you are liberalizing
they are liberalizing
Present Perfect
I have liberalized
you have liberalized
he/she/it has liberalized
we have liberalized
you have liberalized
they have liberalized
Past Continuous
I was liberalizing
you were liberalizing
he/she/it was liberalizing
we were liberalizing
you were liberalizing
they were liberalizing
Past Perfect
I had liberalized
you had liberalized
he/she/it had liberalized
we had liberalized
you had liberalized
they had liberalized
Future
I will liberalize
you will liberalize
he/she/it will liberalize
we will liberalize
you will liberalize
they will liberalize
Future Perfect
I will have liberalized
you will have liberalized
he/she/it will have liberalized
we will have liberalized
you will have liberalized
they will have liberalized
Future Continuous
I will be liberalizing
you will be liberalizing
he/she/it will be liberalizing
we will be liberalizing
you will be liberalizing
they will be liberalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been liberalizing
you have been liberalizing
he/she/it has been liberalizing
we have been liberalizing
you have been liberalizing
they have been liberalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been liberalizing
you will have been liberalizing
he/she/it will have been liberalizing
we will have been liberalizing
you will have been liberalizing
they will have been liberalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been liberalizing
you had been liberalizing
he/she/it had been liberalizing
we had been liberalizing
you had been liberalizing
they had been liberalizing
Conditional
I would liberalize
you would liberalize
he/she/it would liberalize
we would liberalize
you would liberalize
they would liberalize
Past Conditional
I would have liberalized
you would have liberalized
he/she/it would have liberalized
we would have liberalized
you would have liberalized
they would have liberalized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.liberalize - make liberal or more liberal, of laws and rules
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
liberalise, liberalize - become more liberal; "The laws liberalized after Prohibition"
decontrol - relax or remove controls of; "decontrol marijuana"
2.liberalize - become more liberal; "The laws liberalized after Prohibition"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
liberalize, liberalise - make liberal or more liberal, of laws and rules

liberalize

verb relax, ease, moderate, modify, stretch, soften, broaden, loosen, mitigate, slacken, ameliorate the decision to liberalize travel restrictions
Translations

liberalize

[ˈlɪbərəlaɪz] VTliberalizar

liberalize

[ˈlɪbərəlaɪz] liberalise (British) vtlibéraliser

liberalize

liberalize

[ˈlɪbrəˌlaɪz] vtliberalizzare
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