vulgarise
British variant of vulgarize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • vulgarise — (Brit.) v. popularize; make vulgar, coarsen (also vulgarize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vulgarise — /ˈvʌlgəraɪz/ (say vulguhruyz) verb (t) (vulgarised, vulgarising) 1. to make vulgar, common or commonplace; to lower; debase: to vulgarise manners; to vulgarise taste. 2. to put into general use; make known to the general public. Also, vulgarize.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • vulgarise — verb 1. cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use They popularized coffee in Washington State Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors • Syn: ↑popularize, ↑popularise,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vulgarised — vulgarise (Brit.) v. popularize; make vulgar, coarsen (also vulgarize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vulgarises — vulgarise (Brit.) v. popularize; make vulgar, coarsen (also vulgarize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vulgarising — vulgarise (Brit.) v. popularize; make vulgar, coarsen (also vulgarize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vulgariser — [ vylgarize ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1823; « publier » 1512; du lat. vulgaris → vulgaire 1 ♦ Répandre (des connaissances) en mettant à la portée du grand public. Voltaire « vulgarisa les résultats et les problèmes de l exégèse biblique »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • popularise — verb 1. cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use They popularized coffee in Washington State Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors • Syn: ↑popularize, ↑vulgarize,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • generalise — verb 1. speak or write in generalities • Syn: ↑generalize • Ant: ↑specify (for: ↑generalize) • Derivationally related forms: ↑generalisation, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Année de naissance de Jésus — Quêtes du Jésus historique Cet article fait partie de la série Bible Contenus …   Wikipédia en Français

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