- to make conventional.
- Art. to represent in a conventional manner.
Also especially British, con·ven·tion·al·ise.
Origin of conventionalize
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Examples from the Web for conventionalization
The weapon seemed to be a conventionalization of the octopus.The Evolution of the Dragon
G. Elliot Smith
In the mythologies this kind of conventionalization was essential.
Conventionalization also reduces suggestion, perhaps to zero.
Primary definition of marriage; taboos and conventionalization.
The great means of preserving them is by conventionalization.
- to make conventional
- to simplify or stylize (a design, decorative device, etc)
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