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familiarize

From Wiktionary

Other spellings[change]

Word parts[change]

familiar + -ize

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /fəˈmɪliəraɪ̯z/ or /fəˈmɪljəraɪ̯z/
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  • Hyphenation: fa‧mil‧iar‧ize

Verb[change]

Plain form
familiarize

Third-person singular
familiarizes

Past tense
familiarized

Past participle
familiarized

Present participle
familiarizing

  1. (transitive) If you familiarize, you make yourself or someone else familiar with something.
    You need to familiarize yourself with the rules so you won't have to look them up later.