commonise

/ˈkɒmənaɪz/ (say 'komuhnuyz)

verb (t) (commonised, commonising)
to design (manufactured items) so that they are interchangeable between different makes and brands.
Also, commonize.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • commonisation — /kɒmənaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say komuhnuy zayshuhn) noun the process of commonising manufactured items. See commonise. Also, commonization …   Australian English dictionary

  • commonised component — /kɒmənaɪzd kəmˈpoʊnənt/ (say komuhnuyzd kuhm pohnuhnt) noun a spare part or optional extra which is commonised. See commonise. Also, commonized component …   Australian English dictionary

  • component commonisation — /kəmˌpoʊnənt kɒmənaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say kuhm.pohnuhnt komuhnuy zayshuhn) noun the designing of spare parts or optional items, especially for motor vehicles, so that they are interchangeable between different makes and brands. See commonise. Also,… …   Australian English dictionary

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