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Definition of normalize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[transitive, intransitive] normalize (something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they normalize
he / she / it normalizes
past simple normalized
-ing form normalizing
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to fit or make something fit a normal pattern or condition a lotion to normalize oily skin The two countries agreed to normalize relations (= return to a normal, friendly relationship, for example after a disagreement or war). It took time until the political situation had normalized.
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noun [uncountable] the normalization of relations
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