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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of relativize.

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Examples

  • But the right way to combat oppression is not with a philosophy that rejects objectivity and relativizes truth, for that guts oppression of its reality.

    Pennock on postmodernism in ID creationism - The Panda's Thumb

  • Part of More's problem, of course, is that history relativizes his position.

    The Little Professor:

  • Lincoln relativizes slavery here, and trivializes it.

    Lincoln's Black History

  • Part of More's problem, of course, is that history relativizes his position.

    Wolf Hall

  • Christians have no interest in finding a political principle which facilitates disbelief in Christ; their interest is rather to induce people to believe by witnessing to the resurrection of the Christ who, Christians believe, relativizes all political theories, and who commands that people bind themselves to none - indeed that we bind ourselves to Jesus Christ alone as King.

    "Tolerating" Christianity Into Irrelevance

  • Gandhian Satyagraha is thus rooted in an attitude that, in his eyes, should be fundamental to all religious practice and belief worth the name, an attitude that relativizes the claim of the self to absolute possession or absolute control.

    Faith Communities in a Civil Society - Christian Perspectives

  • Gandhian Satyagraha is thus rooted in an attitude that, in his eyes, should be fundamental to all religious practice and belief worth the name, an attitude that relativizes the claim of the self to absolute possession or absolute control.

    Faith Communities in a Civil Society - Christian Perspectives

  • Gandhian Satyagraha is thus rooted in an attitude that, in his eyes, should be fundamental to all religious practice and belief worth the name, an attitude that relativizes the claim of the self to absolute possession or absolute control.

    Faith Communities in a Civil Society - Christian Perspectives

  • When new legislation is created that relativizes marriage, the rejection of the definitive bond gains, so to speak, juridical endorsement.

    Benedict XVI greets the Curia

  • When the sorites monger relativizes ˜horizon™ to the northeast corner of the Empire State Building's observation deck, he seems to generate a genuine sorites paradox that exploits the vagueness of

    Vagueness

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