periodize

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Etymology[edit]

period +‎ -ize

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɪəɹɪəˌdaɪz/

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periodize (third-person singular simple present periodizes, present participle periodizing, simple past and past participle periodized)

  1. To divide history into periods.
  2. (weightlifting, sports) To split (a training program) into segments of a few weeks or months, so that training begins at lower intensity and is gradually increased to high intensity.

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