contemporize

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

Definition of contemporize

contemporized

;

contemporizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make contemporary contemporize a magazine with the latest fashions

Examples of contemporize in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of contemporize

1646


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