academicized; academicizing; academicizes
Definition of academicize
: to make (something or someone) academic especially : to make (something) a subject of academic study The seventeenth century turns out to be as grand in cooking as in the other arts, regulating, academicizing the rules of cookery like those of architecture, painting and grammar. — Eugen Weber, Times Literary Supplement (London), 9 Aug. 1991
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