-ize
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Usage note
This suffix may also be spelled "-ise."
-ize
A suffix is an affix that is added to the end of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. philia, ism).
suffix
1. (used to form verbs with the sense of "to do")
a. -izar
The union organised a protest against the cuts.El sindicato organizó una protesta contra los recortes.
2. (used to form verbs with the sense of "to cause to become")
a. -izar
Minerals crystallise at different temperatures.Los minerales cristalizan a distintas temperaturas.
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