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popularize

Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːpjələraɪz; ˈpɒpjʊləraɪz/

Translation of popularize in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (make popular) popularizar*, hacer* popular
    Example sentences
    • Oscillating universe ideas were popularized by atheists like the late Carl Sagan and Isaac Asimov solely to avoid the notion of a beginning, with its implications of a Creator.
    • First it was necessary to popularize the view of universities across the country as an unmitigated breeding ground for ‘terrorist thought.’
    • Someone may form some sort of acting guild and spread or popularize it in the form of something like the samurai ‘cut-em-up’ film.
    1.2 (make accessible) divulgar*, vulgarizar*
    Example sentences
    • Milton Erickson and his successors have popularized the more general and permissive approach that the authors term the ‘new hypnosis’.
    • In many ways I think he's the new Stephen Jay Gould, synthesizing and popularizing complex scientific ideas.
    • In many ways one can look at Wilkins's work as popularising the more technical writings of Mersenne.

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