Pronunciation: (rev"u-lOO'shu-nīz"), [key]
—v.t., -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to bring about a revolution in; effect a radical change in: to revolutionize petroleum refining methods.
2. to subject to a political revolution. Also, esp. Brit.,rev"o•lu'tion•ise".
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