verb (used with object), mu·si·cal·ized, mu·si·cal·iz·ing.
to write or produce a musical version of (a book, play, etc.): an attempt to musicalize one of Shakespeare's comedies.
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When Janet Yellen was confirmed as leader of the Federal Reserve Board, she changed the title of her position from chairman to chair. Though this shocked the media, who were both elated and censorious, the term chair has been used in this sense for a very long time. Since the 1650s, chair has referred to “the person occupying a seat of office.” Around the same …
Also especially British, mu·si·cal·ise.
Origin of musicalize
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