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orientalize

verb ori·en·tal·ize \-tə-ˌlīz\
ori·en·tal·izedori·en·tal·iz·ing

Definition of ORIENTALIZE

transitive verb
often capitalized :  to make Asian :  give Asian qualities to
intransitive verb
often capitalized :  to adopt Asian characteristics
ori·en·tal·i·za·tion \-ˌen-tə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌli-ˈzā-\ noun often capitalized

First Known Use of ORIENTALIZE

1823

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