conventionalize

[kuh n-ven-shuh-nl-ahyz]
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verb (used with object), con·ven·tion·al·ized, con·ven·tion·al·iz·ing.

to make conventional.
Art. to represent in a conventional manner.

Also especially British, con·ven·tion·al·ise.

Origin of conventionalize

First recorded in 1850–55; conventional + -ize
Related formscon·ven·tion·al·i·za·tion, noun
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conventionalize

conventionalise

verb (tr)

to make conventional
to simplify or stylize (a design, decorative device, etc)
Derived Formsconventionalization or conventionalisation, noun
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