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contemporize

verb con·tem·po·rize \kən-ˈtem-pə-ˌrīz\
con·tem·po·rizedcon·tem·po·riz·ing

Definition of CONTEMPORIZE

transitive verb
:  to make contemporary <contemporize a magazine with the latest fashions>

Examples of CONTEMPORIZE

  1. <the new owners of the old-line French restaurant plan to contemporize the menu and make the place seem less intimidating>

First Known Use of CONTEMPORIZE

1646

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