Popularize Pop"u*lar*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Popularized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Popularizing}.] [Cf. F. populariser.] To make popular; to make suitable or acceptable to the common people; to make generally known; as, to popularize philosophy. ``The popularizing of religious teaching.'' --Milman. [1913 Webster]

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