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Taylor +‎ -ize



Taylorize (third-person singular simple present Taylorizes, present participle Taylorizing, simple past and past participle Taylorized)

  1. (transitive) To make more efficient by means of Taylorism.
    • 1927, Edith Wharton, 'Twilight Sleep', Virago: London, 1996, p. 114
      Nervousness, fatigue, brain-exhaustion . . . had her fight against them been vain? What was the use of all the months and years of patient Taylorized effort against the natural human fate: against anxiety, sorrow, old age—if their menace was to reappear whenever events slipped from her control?