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 (ro͞o-tē′nīz′, ro͞ot′n-īz′)
tr.v. rou·tin·ized, rou·tin·iz·ing, rou·tin·iz·es
1. To establish a routine for.
2. To reduce to a routine: a government that routinized mass murder while carrying out its totalitarian policies.

rou·tin′i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.


(ˈruːtɪˌnaɪz) or


vb (tr)
to make routine


(ruˈti naɪz, ˈrut nˌaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to develop into a regular procedure.
2. to reduce to a customary procedure.
rou•tin`i•za′tion, n.
rou•tin′iz•er, n.
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