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Verb: lexicalise  'lek-si-ku,lIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: lexicalize)
  1. Make or coin into a word or accept a new word into the lexicon of a language
    "The concept expressed by German 'Gemuetlichkeit' is not lexicalised in English";
    - lexicalize

Derived forms: lexicalised, lexicalises, lexicalising

Type of: articulate, formulate, give voice, phrase, word