apostrophise
British variant of apostrophize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • apostrophise — (Brit.) v. add an apostrophe, use an apostrophe; pause and speak to (person who is not present or imaginary person, thing, etc.), apostrophize …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apostrophise — [c]/əˈpɒstrəfaɪz/ (say uh postruhfuyz) verb (apostrophised, apostrophising) –verb (t) 1. to address by apostrophe. –verb (i) 2. to utter an apostrophe. Also, apostrophize …   Australian English dictionary

  • apostrophise — verb use an apostrophe • Syn: ↑apostrophize • Derivationally related forms: ↑apostrophe, ↑apostrophe (for: ↑apostrophize) • Hypernyms: ↑write …   Useful english dictionary

  • apostrophised — apostrophise (Brit.) v. add an apostrophe, use an apostrophe; pause and speak to (person who is not present or imaginary person, thing, etc.), apostrophize …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apostrophises — apostrophise (Brit.) v. add an apostrophe, use an apostrophe; pause and speak to (person who is not present or imaginary person, thing, etc.), apostrophize …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apostrophising — apostrophise (Brit.) v. add an apostrophe, use an apostrophe; pause and speak to (person who is not present or imaginary person, thing, etc.), apostrophize …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apostrophize — verb use an apostrophe • Syn: ↑apostrophise • Derivationally related forms: ↑apostrophe (for: ↑apostrophise), ↑apostrophe • Hypernyms: ↑write …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ruth Hall — infobox Book | name = Ruth Hall: A Domestic Tale of the Present Time title orig = translator = image caption = author = Fanny Fern illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Roman à clef publisher =… …   Wikipedia

  • apostrophize — /euh pos treuh fuyz /, v., apostrophized, apostrophizing. Rhet. v.t. 1. to address by apostrophe. v.i. 2. to utter an apostrophe. Also, esp. Brit., apostrophise. [1605 15; APOSTROPHE2 + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • apostrophize — (Amer.) a pos·tro·phize || faɪz v. add an apostrophe, use an apostrophe; pause and speak to (person who is not present or imaginary person, thing, etc.), apostrophise …   English contemporary dictionary

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