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historicize

[ hi-stawr-uh-sahyz, -stor- ]
/ h瑟藞st蓴r 蓹藢sa瑟z, -藞st蓲r- /
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verb (used without object), his路tor路i路cized, his路tor路i路ciz路ing.
to interpret something as a product of historical development.
verb (used with object), his路tor路i路cized, his路tor路i路ciz路ing.
to narrate as history; render historic.
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Also especially British, his路tor路i路cise .

Origin of historicize

First recorded in 1840鈥50; historic + -ize
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