- to use italics.
Also especially British, i·tal·i·cise.
Origin of italicize
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Examples from the Web for italicization
Inconsistencies in italicization and capitalization have been retained.A Kut Prisoner
H. C. W. Bishop
All errors and inconsistencies in spelling, punctuation, and italicization have been retained, except as noted below.Manual of References and Exercises in Economics
Frank A. Fetter
Inconsistent hyphenation and italicization have been retained as-is within the text.Brooke's Daughter
- to print (textual matter) in italic type
- (tr) to underline (letters, words, etc) with a single line to indicate italics
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Word Origin and History for italicization
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