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trivialize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtrivializetriv‧i‧al‧ize (also trivialise British English) /ˈtrɪviəlaɪz/ verb [transitive]  UNIMPORTANTto make something seem less important or serious than it really is – used to show disapproval The article trivializes the whole issue of equal rights. The debate has been trivialized by the media.trivialization /ˌtrɪviəlaɪˈzeɪʃən $ -lə-/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
trivializeAnd yet, the power of the land resists any trivializing.The thing about federal holidays is they often get homogenized or commercialized or trivialized.Such critics are trivialized and placed firmly at the margins of serious concern.In saying this I do not mean to trivialize art.This pop will never trivialize itself, and so can never be lauded as cheap tack.Mahony in particular found that the problem was either trivialized or ignored by teachers.Judges feared that showing the trial on television would trivialize the legal process.So despite the speculations of sociologists, television did not trivialize the news nor generate alienation and apathy.The media also has trivialized the peace movement and its leaders.The newspaper's headlines trivialized the war, making it seem like a game.
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Verb table
trivialize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytrivialize
he, she, ittrivializes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytrivialized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave trivialized
he, she, ithas trivialized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad trivialized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill trivialize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have trivialized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam trivializing
he, she, itis trivializing
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you, we, theyare trivializing
Past
I, he, she, itwas trivializing
you, we, theywere trivializing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been trivializing
he, she, ithas been trivializing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been trivializing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be trivializing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been trivializing
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