casualize

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Etymology[edit]

casual +‎ -ize

Verb[edit]

casualize (third-person singular simple present casualizes, present participle casualizing, simple past and past participle casualized)

  1. To become, or cause to become, casual; to become regarded casually
    We are concerned about the spread of casualized racism.
  2. (economics, chiefly UK) To be converted from regular to casual labor
    Many of the workers have been casualized during the recent downturn.