Also especially British, im·mor·tal·ise.
Origin of immortalize
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Examples from the Web for immortalization
The Immortalization Commission is a blessedly different case.
That ambiguity is everywhere in his latest book, The Immortalization Commission: Science and the Strange Quest to Cheat Death.
Two hundred years later he effected the immortalization of his disciple.Myths and Legends of China
E. T. C. Werner
- to give everlasting fame to, as by treating in a literary workMacbeth was immortalized by Shakespeare
- to give immortality to
- biology to cause (cells) to reproduce indefinitely
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Word Origin and History for immortalization
c.1600, noun of action or state from immortalize.
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