noun see temporize

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  • Temporization — Tem po*ri*za tion, n. [Cf. F. temporisation.] The act of temporizing. Johnson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • temporization — See temporize. * * * …   Universalium

  • temporization — n. postponement, putting off; evasion, avoidance; act of compromising, coming to terms with …   English contemporary dictionary

  • temporization — tem·po·ri·za·tion …   English syllables

  • temporization — ˌtempərə̇ˈzāshən, pəˌrīˈ noun ( s) : the act, policy, or practice of temporizing …   Useful english dictionary

  • temporize — temporization, n. temporizer, n. temporizingly, adv. /tem peuh ruyz /, v.i., temporized, temporizing. 1. to be indecisive or evasive to gain time or delay acting. 2. to comply with the time or occasion; yield temporarily or ostensibly to… …   Universalium

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  • temporize — intransitive verb ( rized; rizing) Etymology: Middle French temporiser, from Medieval Latin temporizare to pass the time, from Latin tempor , tempus Date: 1579 1. to act to suit the time or occasion ; yield to current or dominant opinion 2. to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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