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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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Miss Bronte, a product and embodiment of the strictest religious sense of duty, somewhat tempered by the liberalizing tendency of the time, was the daughter of the rector of a small and bleak Yorkshire village, Haworth, where she was brought up in poverty.
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The economists argued liberalizing rice importation would enhance food security, rather than diminish it.
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But he also cautions that liberalizing the service sector without regulations is risky.
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The report revealed that though India has not been given Most Favourite Nation (MFN) status, Pakistan has already operated it by liberalizing 97 per cent trade for Indian goods.
IN FEBRUARY, LEGISLATORS in Spain took a step towards liberalizing the country's abortion laws.
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Research elsewhere has demonstrated that liberalizing trade policies governing services generally has far higher welfare benefits for developing economies than equivalent reforms to manufacturing or agricultural policies.
Liberalizing FDI in banking would have another positive effect, it would help India finance its infrastructure needs.