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normalize

verb
     
nor‧mal‧ize also normalise British English [intransitive and transitive]
1 if you normalize a situation, or if it normalizes, it becomes normal again:
Journalists are reporting that the situation has now normalized.
2 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]

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