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abolitionize

ab·o·li·tion·ize
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-uh-lish-uh-nahyz]
    • /ˌæb əˈlɪʃ əˌnaɪz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-uh-lish-uh-nahyz]
    • /ˌæb əˈlɪʃ əˌnaɪz/

Definitions of abolitionize word

  • verb with object abolitionize (esp. prior to the Civil War) to convert (persons, a region, a state, etc.) to abolitionism. 1
  • verb abolitionize (Transitive Verb) (rare, obsolete) To imbue with the principles of abolitionism. 0

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Origin of abolitionize

First appearance:

before 1835
One of the 34% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1835-45; abolition + -ize

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Parts of speech for Abolitionize

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

abolitionize popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

abolitionize usage trend in Literature

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