Definitions

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  • v. To make something popular.
  • v. To present something in a widely understandable or acceptable form, especially technical or scientific material for a general audience.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make understandable to the general public
  • v. cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use

Etymologies

popular +‎ -ise (Wiktionary)

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