regularise

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Plain form
regularise

Third-person singular
regularises

Past tense
regularised

Past participle
regularised

Present participle
regularising

  1. (transitive) To make regular.
    The regularisation of spelling was an important step in the advancement of literary society.
  2. (transitive) If you regularise something, you control it by defining it.
    The industry has fought the state's attempts to regularise its products.
  3. (transitive) If regularises , causes to function in a particular way.
    You turn this to regulate the water flow.
    This check list regularises activities and decision-making.

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