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canalize

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canalizecan‧a‧lize (also canalise British English) /ˈkænəl-aɪz/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 TEC technical to make a river deeper or straighter, especially in order to prevent flooding2 formalTELL/ORDER somebody TO DO something to direct people’s energy or feelings towards one particular thing
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Verb table
canalize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycanalize
he, she, itcanalizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycanalized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave canalized
he, she, ithas canalized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad canalized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill canalize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have canalized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam canalizing
he, she, itis canalizing
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you, we, theyare canalizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas canalizing
you, we, theywere canalizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been canalizing
he, she, ithas been canalizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been canalizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be canalizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been canalizing
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