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filmization

[ fil-muh-zey-shuhn ]
/ ˌfɪl məˈzeɪ ʃən /
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noun
an adaptation of a novel, play, etc., for a motion picture.
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Origin of filmization

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; film + -ization
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