stabilize

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Etymology[edit]

stable +‎ -ize

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: stāʹ-bəl-īz' IPA(key): /ˈsteɪ.bəl.ˌaɪz/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sta‧bil‧ize
  • Rhymes: -eɪbəlaɪz

Verb[edit]

stabilize (third-person singular simple present stabilizes, present participle stabilizing, simple past and past participle stabilized)

  1. (transitive) To make stable.
    Jody stabilized the table by putting a book under the short leg.
  2. (intransitive) To become stable.
    The country will stabilize after the next election ends.

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French stabilisé.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sta.bi.liˈze/
  • Hyphenation: sta‧bi‧li‧ze

Adjective[edit]

stabilize

  1. stabilized

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