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Related to annualize: Annualized Rate
tr.v. an·nu·al·ized, an·nu·al·iz·ing, an·nu·al·iz·es
To adjust or calculate so as to reflect a rate that is based on a full year: offers a rate that is annualized at six percent.
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(tr) to convert (a rate of interest) to an annual rate when it is quoted for a period of less than a year: credit card companies are obliged to quote an annualized percentage rate to borrowers.
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an•nu•al•ize(ˈæn yu əˌlaɪz)
v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to calculate for or as if for an entire year.v.i.
2. to become annualized.
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Past participle: annualized
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