- to adapt (a novel, play, etc.) for motion pictures.
- Chiefly British. cinematograph(def 3).
Also especially British, cin·e·ma·tise.
Origin of cinematize
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Examples from the Web for cinematize
It may be impossible to cinematize Fitzgerald, but dramatizing his vision would do.The Great Gatsby: Book Versus Movie
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