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

  

liberalize

 verb
(British English also -ise)verb
BrE BrE//ˈlɪbrəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪbrəlaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they liberalize
BrE BrE//ˈlɪbrəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪbrəlaɪz//
 
he / she / it liberalizes
BrE BrE//ˈlɪbrəlaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪbrəlaɪzɪz//
 
past simple liberalized
BrE BrE//ˈlɪbrəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪbrəlaɪzd//
 
past participle liberalized
BrE BrE//ˈlɪbrəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪbrəlaɪzd//
 
-ing form liberalizing
BrE BrE//ˈlɪbrəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪbrəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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liberalize something to make something such as a law or a political or religious system less strict
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: liberalize