crystallise

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crystallise (third-person singular simple present crystallises, present participle crystallising, simple past and past participle crystallised)

  1. Non-Oxford British English standard spelling of crystallize.
    • 2014 November 14, Stephen Halliday, “Scotland 1-0 Republic of Ireland: Maloney the hero”, in The Scotsman[1]:
      The pre-match mantra from the Scotland camp may have been of it not being a “must win” game but that fooled no-one, Poland’s win in Georgia earlier last night simply crystallised how vital it was for the Scots not to lose any more ground at this stage of an intensely competitive campaign.

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