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verb [intransitive/transitive]     normalize pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participlenormalizing
past tensenormalized
past participlenormalized
  1. to make something normal, or to become normal

    It may take a few months for the situation to normalize.

    a drug that will help normalize the patient’s heartbeat

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     normalization pronunciation in British English
/ˌnɔː(r)məlaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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