Translation of nominalize in Spanish:


sustantivar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈnɑmənəˌlaɪz/ /ˈnɒmɪn(ə)lʌɪz/

See Spanish definition of sustantivar

transitive verb

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    • Some items in the last set might be plural nominalized obsoletes rather than verbs, but the ones I checked were third-person singular verbs.
    • The second construes the process as a thing - the verb has been nominalized by means of the ing suffix - consequently, the temporal aspect of the process has been backgrounded.
    • Perhaps by analogy with the compounds ‘schoolmate,’ ‘messmate,’ ‘playmate’, Edmund is treating the nominalised adjective as a compound noun.
    • More or less the same can be said of null subjects in controlled complements in Romanian and in embedded nominalized clauses in Imbabura Quechua.
    • This might even be in some sense true, if the difference in noun/verb balance is mainly due to expressing propositions less often in nominalized form.