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[pas-ter-uh-lahyz, pah-ster-]
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verb (used with object), pas·to·ral·ized, pas·to·ral·iz·ing.
  1. to make pastoral or rural.
  2. to celebrate in a pastoral or set in a pastoral form.
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Also especially British, pas·to·ral·ise.

Origin of pastoralize

First recorded in 1815–25; pastoral + -ize
Related formspas·to·ral·i·za·tion, noun
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