nominalize

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nom·i·nal·ize

 (nŏm′ə-nə-līz′)
tr.v. nom·i·nal·ized, nom·i·nal·iz·ing, nom·i·nal·iz·es
To make into a noun.

nom′i·nal·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

nominalize

(ˈnɒmɪnəˌlaɪz) or

nominalise

vb (tr)
(Linguistics) linguistics to convert (a word or phrase) into a noun

nominalize


Past participle: nominalized
Gerund: nominalizing

Imperative
nominalize
nominalize
Present
I nominalize
you nominalize
he/she/it nominalizes
we nominalize
you nominalize
they nominalize
Preterite
I nominalized
you nominalized
he/she/it nominalized
we nominalized
you nominalized
they nominalized
Present Continuous
I am nominalizing
you are nominalizing
he/she/it is nominalizing
we are nominalizing
you are nominalizing
they are nominalizing
Present Perfect
I have nominalized
you have nominalized
he/she/it has nominalized
we have nominalized
you have nominalized
they have nominalized
Past Continuous
I was nominalizing
you were nominalizing
he/she/it was nominalizing
we were nominalizing
you were nominalizing
they were nominalizing
Past Perfect
I had nominalized
you had nominalized
he/she/it had nominalized
we had nominalized
you had nominalized
they had nominalized
Future
I will nominalize
you will nominalize
he/she/it will nominalize
we will nominalize
you will nominalize
they will nominalize
Future Perfect
I will have nominalized
you will have nominalized
he/she/it will have nominalized
we will have nominalized
you will have nominalized
they will have nominalized
Future Continuous
I will be nominalizing
you will be nominalizing
he/she/it will be nominalizing
we will be nominalizing
you will be nominalizing
they will be nominalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been nominalizing
you have been nominalizing
he/she/it has been nominalizing
we have been nominalizing
you have been nominalizing
they have been nominalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been nominalizing
you will have been nominalizing
he/she/it will have been nominalizing
we will have been nominalizing
you will have been nominalizing
they will have been nominalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been nominalizing
you had been nominalizing
he/she/it had been nominalizing
we had been nominalizing
you had been nominalizing
they had been nominalizing
Conditional
I would nominalize
you would nominalize
he/she/it would nominalize
we would nominalize
you would nominalize
they would nominalize
Past Conditional
I would have nominalized
you would have nominalized
he/she/it would have nominalized
we would have nominalized
you would have nominalized
they would have nominalized
Translations

nominalize

[ˈnɒmɪnəlɑɪz] VTnominalizar

nominalize

vt (Gram) → nominalisieren; word alsosubstantivieren
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* Eliminate nominalizations (nouns that have been constructed from verb stems).