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

 

regularize

 verb
(British English also -ise)verb
BrE BrE//ˈreɡjələraɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈreɡjələraɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they regularize
BrE BrE//ˈreɡjələraɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈreɡjələraɪz//
 
he / she / it regularizes
BrE BrE//ˈreɡjələraɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈreɡjələraɪzɪz//
 
past simple regularized
BrE BrE//ˈreɡjələraɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈreɡjələraɪzd//
 
past participle regularized
BrE BrE//ˈreɡjələraɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈreɡjələraɪzd//
 
-ing form regularizing
BrE BrE//ˈreɡjələraɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈreɡjələraɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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regularize something to make a situation that already exists legal or official Illegal immigrants were given the opportunity to regularize their position.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: regularize