popularize
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "popularise."
popularize(
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pyuh
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to make popular)
a. popularizar
The development of recorded sound helped to popularize vernacular musics such as jazz and blues.El desarrollo del sonido grabado ayudó a popularizar músicas autóctonas como el jazz y el blues.
2. (to spread)
a. divulgar
The book has popularized the philosopher's complex ideas.El libro ha divulgado las ideas complejas del filósofo.
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popularize
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (make popular)
a. popularizar
2. (make easy to understand)
a. divulgar
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
popularize [ˈpɒpjʊləraɪz]
transitive verb
1 (make well-liked, acceptable) popularizar
2 (make available to the people) divulgar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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