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Definition of nominalize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

nominalize

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈnɒmɪnəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɑːmɪnəlaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they nominalize
BrE BrE//ˈnɒmɪnəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɑːmɪnəlaɪz//
 
he / she / it nominalizes
BrE BrE//ˈnɒmɪnəlaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɑːmɪnəlaɪzɪz//
 
past simple nominalized
BrE BrE//ˈnɒmɪnəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɑːmɪnəlaɪzd//
 
past participle nominalized
BrE BrE//ˈnɒmɪnəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɑːmɪnəlaɪzd//
 
-ing form nominalizing
BrE BrE//ˈnɒmɪnəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɑːmɪnəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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nominalize something (grammar) to form a noun from a verb or adjective, for example ‘truth’ from ‘true’
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nominalize