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v. t.1.To make colloquial and familiar; as, to colloquialize one's style of writing.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(Engine company engineers sometimes colloquialize ETOPS to "Engines Turn or Passengers Swim.") ETOPS certification applies to twin-engine jets on routes with diversion times of more than 60 minutes for single-engine flying time (in the event of a failure of one engine) to the nearest suitable airport.
Likewise, no one can colloquialize /mixan/ 'they want' as /mixun/ (p.
Other techniques used by Hofmann to colloquialize Krusche's texts include exchanging Konjunktiv I for Konjunktiv II, so that 'er musse' (Krusche, p.
His imagination is ever processing the "raw" material, as he colloquializes with a formal elegance, inserting allusions and creating conflations and applications almost synesthetic.
The translation both censors Kiki and colloquializes her clean French prose.