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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Making plebeian; vulgarizing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rendering plebeian; the act of vulgarizing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of making plebeian or common; the act of deteriorating by vulgarizing.

Etymologies

Latin plebs the common people + -ficare (in comparative) to make. See -fy. (Wiktionary)

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