Definition of vulgarize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

vulgarize

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈvʌlɡəˌraɪz//
 
vulgarize something(formal)(disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they vulgarize
 
he / she / it vulgarizes
 
past simple vulgarized
 
-ing form vulgarizing
 
 
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to spoil something by changing it so that it is more ordinary than before and not of such a high standard
vulgarization
 
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NAmE//ˌvʌlɡərəˈzeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
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