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Chiefly British. variant of -ize: organise.
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usage note for -ise

See -ize.

Other definitions for -ise (2 of 2)

-ise2

a noun suffix, occurring in loanwords from French, indicating quality, condition, or function: franchise; merchandise.
Compare -ice.

Origin of -ise

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Middle English <Old French -ise, variant of -ice
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British Dictionary definitions for -ise

-ise

suffix forming verbs
a variant of -ize

undefined -ise

See -ize
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