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pluralize
American English: /ˈplʊrəˌlaɪz/
British English: /ˈplʊər(ə)lʌɪz/

Translation of pluralize in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (Linguistics)
    poner en plural
    Example sentences
    • My biggest beef, though, is with the erroneous use of apostrophes to pluralize acronyms and abbreviations like CEOs, GIs, and CDs.
    • If the compound is pluralized, the plural morpheme attaches only to the second element, not to the first, or to both: girl-friends, * girls-friends, * girls-friend.
    • They certainly never learned how to pluralize nouns ending in ‘y.’
  • 2
    (society/culture)
    Example sentences
    • In recent years, Australian society has differentiated and pluralised.
    • So preparation is a behavior whose first motion instantly pluralizes itself.
    • Contemporary Western feminist theory in the 1980s moved beyond the dialogues that sought to differentiate feminisms from each other and instead began to articulate a more pluralized notion of feminism at its core.

intransitive verb

  • formar el plural

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