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Definition of magnetize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they magnetize
    he / she / it magnetizes
    past simple magnetized
    -ing form magnetizing
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  1. 1[usually passive] magnetize something (technology) to make something metal behave like a magnet
  2. 2magnetize somebody to strongly attract someone Cities have a powerful magnetizing effect on young people.
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