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harmonize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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harmonizehar‧mo‧nize (also harmonise British English) /ˈhɑːmənaɪz $ ˈhɑːr-/ verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive]SUIT/LOOK GOOD TOGETHER if two or more things harmonize, they work well together or look good togetherharmonize with 🔊 The new offices harmonize with the other buildings in the area.2 [transitive]EQUAL to make two or more sets of rules, taxes etc the same 🔊 the proposal to harmonize tax levels throughout the EU3 [intransitive]APM to sing or play music in harmony
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harmonizeMicroeconomic systems of government regulations have to be harmonized.Best of all was his melodic inspiration: his creations were still being analyzed, harmonized and celebrated half a century later.But tax harmonizing brings with it an implicit harmonization of spending levels, since total tax burdens must be basically similar.Our programme is of authentic and arranged songs, harmonized by composers.Countries need to work to harmonize standards on pesticides.The remedies seem to have the power to help harmonize the body's metabolic processes and to correct imbalances in them.When the plane crashed, it sounded a note that harmonized with the disaster of my early life.By means of these virtues of inherent nature, the tao without is harmonized with the tao within.Departmental objectives are required to harmonize with these.harmonize withBuildings should harmonize with their natural surroundings.
From Longman Business Dictionaryharmonizehar‧mo‧nize /ˈhɑːmənaɪzˈhɑːr-/ (also harmonise British English) verb [transitive] to make two or more systems, sets of rules etc more similar so that they work better togethera European Commission directive to harmonise rules on copyright in different EU countriesharmonization (also harmonisation British English) noun [uncountable]monetary union, followed by rapid harmonisation of tax and social laws→ See Verb table
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Verb table
harmonize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyharmonize
he, she, itharmonizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyharmonized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave harmonized
he, she, ithas harmonized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad harmonized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill harmonize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have harmonized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam harmonizing
he, she, itis harmonizing
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you, we, theyare harmonizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas harmonizing
you, we, theywere harmonizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been harmonizing
he, she, ithas been harmonizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been harmonizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be harmonizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been harmonizing
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