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Definition of decimalize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    decimalize

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈdɛsəməˌlaɪz//
     
    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 .
decimalization
 
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, NAmE//ˌdɛsəmələˈzeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: decimalize