cardinalize

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Etymology[edit]

cardinal +‎ -ize

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cardinalize (third-person singular simple present cardinalizes, present participle cardinalizing, simple past and past participle cardinalized)

  1. (economics) to transform an ordinal measure (where distance between points doesn't matter, just the ordering) into a cardinal one (where distance matters).
  2. To exalt to the office of a cardinal.
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