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Definition of decimalize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they decimalize
    he / she / it decimalizes
    past simple decimalized
    -ing form decimalizing
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  1. 1decimalize something to change a system of coins or weights and measurements to a decimal system
  2. 2decimalize something to express an amount using the decimal system instead of the system it is already expressed in The question asks you to decimalize the fraction ⅞ .
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, NAmE//ˌdɛsəmələˈzeɪʃn//
noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: decimalize