nor‧mal‧ize also normalise British English [intransitive and transitive]
if you normalize a situation, or if it normalizes, it becomes normal again:
Journalists are reporting that the situation has now normalized.
if two countries normalize relations, or if relations normalize, the two countries behave in a normal way towards each other again:
Relations between the countries were formally normalized in 1997.
—normalization noun [uncountable]