orientalize

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verb ori·en·tal·ize \ˌȯr-ē-ˈen-tə-ˌlīz\

Definition of orientalize

orientalized

;

orientalizing

  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 \ˌȯr-ē-ˌen-tə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌlī-ˈzā-\ noun, often capitalized

First Known Use of orientalize

1810


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