Colloquialize Col*lo"qui*al*ize, v. t. To make colloquial and familiar; as, to colloquialize one's style of writing. [1913 Webster]

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  • colloquialize — verb To render colloquial. Some felt that a colloquialized style should be expressed in romanization …   Wiktionary

  • colloquialize — col·lo·qui·al·ize …   English syllables

  • colloquialize — kəˈlōkwēəˌlīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) : to write employing colloquialisms * * * coˈlloquialize, v. rare. [f. as prec. + ize.] trans. To make colloquial. Worcester cites Chr. Observer …   Useful english dictionary

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