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To create a verb by improperly suffixing a noun with '-ize' (or '-ise' for European spelling). The method by which words such as 'monetize', 'securitize', and even 'legalize' are created. A practice generally frowned upon by linguists and geeks.

Created as sort of a self-parody of this formation.
The CEO of the megacorp had the geeks enthralled until he started izetizing his nouns to get his power verbs.
by ke6isf December 10, 2004
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