filmization

[fil-muh-zey-shuh n]

noun

an adaptation of a novel, play, etc., for a motion picture.

Nearby words

  1. filmdom,
  2. filmgoer,
  3. filmi,
  4. filmic,
  5. filming,
  6. filmland,
  7. filmmaker,
  8. filmography,
  9. filmset,
  10. filmsetting

Origin of filmization

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

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