Definition of apostrophize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    apostrophize

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//əˈpɑstrəˌfaɪz//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they apostrophize
     
    he / she / it apostrophizes
     
    past simple apostrophized
     
    -ing form apostrophizing
     
     
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  1. 1(formal or literary) apostrophize somebody to address what you are saying, or a poem, a speech in a play, etc. to a particular person
  2. 2apostrophize something to add apostrophes to a piece of writing
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