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orientalize

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verb ori·en·tal·ize \-tə-ˌlīz\

Definition of orientalize

orientalizedorientalizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. often capitalized :  to make Asian :  give Asian qualities to

  3. intransitive verb
  4. often capitalized :  to adopt Asian characteristics

orientalization play \-ˌen-tə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌli-ˈzā-\ noun often capitalized


1823

First Known Use of orientalize

1823


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