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academize

[ uh-kad-uh-mahyz ]
/ 蓹藞k忙d 蓹藢ma瑟z /
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verb (used with object), a路cad路e路mized, a路cad路e路miz路ing.
to reduce (a subject) to a rigid set of rules, principles, precepts, etc.: futile attempts to academize the visual arts.
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Also especially British, a路cad路e路mise .

Origin of academize

First recorded in 1865鈥70; academ(y) + -ize
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