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Give power or energy to; make dynamic.‘the new businesses that so dynamized the state in the 1960s’
invigorate, strengthen, energize, enliven, liven up, animate, vitalize, rejuvenate, restore, revive, refreshView synonyms
- ‘Over the past three decades, environmental concerns have informed new technologies, spawned new patterns of consumption, re-structured an assertive state, and even dynamized the French economy.’
- ‘The local co-operative has been responsible for dynamizing the appellation and makes three in every four bottles carrying the name.’
- ‘Everything loses momentum as the years pass, and you have to do something to dynamise it once again.’
- ‘The film's pseudo-values might be false, but the sincerity of the director's faith in their fantastical power effectively dynamises them.’
- ‘As market forces take hold and dynamize the economy of any society, the population is increasingly seen, and felt, to be a resource rather than a ‘problem’.’
- ‘Clearly these are attempts to dynamize the earlier discussion.’
- ‘Italy's other major aims over the six month presidential term are the adoption of the EU Constitution in Rome, dynamising the EU economy and reviving the idea of building trans-European corridors.’
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