Vulgarization
Vulgarization Vul`gar*i*za"tion, n. The act or process of making vulgar, or common. [1913 Webster]

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  • vulgarization — [vul΄gər i zā′shən] n. 1. the act or an instance of making something, as abstruse or highly technical information, more readily intelligible or widely known 2. the act or an instance of making vulgar, coarse, unrefined, obscene, etc. * * * See… …   Universalium

  • vulgarization — (Amer.) n. debasement and coarsening of something, popularization (also vulgarisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vulgarization — [vul΄gər i zā′shən] n. 1. the act or an instance of making something, as abstruse or highly technical information, more readily intelligible or widely known 2. the act or an instance of making vulgar, coarse, unrefined, obscene, etc …   English World dictionary

  • vulgarization — vulgarize (also vulgarise) ► VERB 1) make less refined. 2) make commonplace or less subtle or complex. DERIVATIVES vulgarization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • vulgarization — noun see vulgarize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vulgarization — vul·gar·iza·tion …   English syllables

  • vulgarization — noun 1. the act of rendering something coarse and unrefined • Syn: ↑vulgarisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑vulgarise (for: ↑vulgarisation), ↑vulgarize • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • vulgarize — vulgarization, n. vulgarizer, n. /vul geuh ruyz /, v.t., vulgarized, vulgarizing. 1. to make vulgar or coarse; lower; debase: to vulgarize standards of behavior. 2. to make (a technical or abstruse work) easier to understand and more widely… …   Universalium

  • vulgarizations — vulgarization (Amer.) n. debasement and coarsening of something, popularization (also vulgarisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vulgarisation — noun 1. the act of rendering something coarse and unrefined • Syn: ↑vulgarization • Derivationally related forms: ↑vulgarise, ↑vulgarize (for: ↑vulgarization) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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