consumerize

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

consumer +‎ -ize

Verb[edit]

consumerize (third-person singular simple present consumerizes, present participle consumerizing, simple past and past participle consumerized)

  1. (transitive) To turn into a consumer.
  2. (transitive) To make suitable for mass consumption.
    • 2009 April 16, David Pogue, “The Quest to Shrink the S.L.R.”, New York Times:
      Nikon has tried to consumerize an existing S.L.R.; Canon has tried to S.L.R.-ize an existing consumer camera.

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