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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of popularise.

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Examples

  • It is a term popularised by therapists in television dramas, but it rarely has any bearing on real life experiences of tsunamis, rail crashes or terror attacks.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • It is a term popularised by therapists in television dramas, but it rarely has any bearing on real life experiences of tsunamis, rail crashes or terror attacks.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The fusillade of gas, incendiary bombs and guided missiles that wreck their ancient habitat is described as "shock and awe", the term popularised by the US military assault on Baghdad that opened the Iraq war in 2003.

    Triablogue

  • I'm of the belief that the much-maligned Scream 3 was itself a parody of the franchise, which by that stage had been - to use a term popularised by the 1996 original - gutted, spoofed and replicated so many times that all the tricks had already been played.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • I'm of the belief that the much-maligned Scream 3 was itself a parody of the franchise, which by that stage had been - to use a term popularised by the 1996 original - gutted, spoofed and replicated so many times that all the tricks had already been played.

    Scream 4 is a Go!

  • He said he does not believe in so-called "sofa government" a term popularised under Blair.

    Epolitix News

  • "Black swan event" is a term popularised by a book on how markets underestimate the risk of improbable events - just as Europeans once assumed all swans were white.

    BBC (UK) Homepage main promotional content

  • I was delighted to read – in popularised books – the impressive progress of physics, especially atomic physics.

    Luc Montagnier - Autobiography

  • But the prospect of a "new normal" (a phrase popularised by Mohamed El-Erian, the boss of Pimco, a fund manager) still spans at least two distinct possibilities.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • a term popularised by Charu Mazumdar to describe the need for "liquidating the feudal classes in the countryside", like landlords and their agents.

    Archive 2006-08-01

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