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italicize

[ ih-tal-uh-sahyz, ahy-tal- ]
/ 瑟藞t忙l 蓹藢sa瑟z, a瑟藞t忙l- /
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verb (used with object), i路tal路i路cized, i路tal路i路ciz路ing.
to print in italic type.
to underscore with a single line, as in indicating italics.
verb (used without object), i路tal路i路cized, i路tal路i路ciz路ing.
to use italics.
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Also especially British, i路tal路i路cise .

Origin of italicize

First recorded in 1785鈥95; italic + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM italicize

i路tal路i路ci路za路tion, nounun路i路tal路i路cized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for italicize

italicize

italicise

/ (瑟藞t忙l瑟藢sa瑟z) /

verb
to print (textual matter) in italic type
(tr) to underline (letters, words, etc) with a single line to indicate italics

Derived forms of italicize

italicization or italicisation, noun
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