[ uh-kad-uh-mahyz ]
/ əˈkæd əˌmaɪz /
verb (used with object), a·cad·e·mized, a·cad·e·miz·ing.
to reduce (a subject) to a rigid set of rules, principles, precepts, etc.: futile attempts to academize the visual arts.
- academy award,
- academy awards,
- academy, french
Also especially British, a·cad·e·mise.
Origin of academize
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