the|at´ri|cal|i|za´tion


the|at´ri|cal|i|za´tion
the|at|ri|cal|ize «thee AT ruh kuh lyz», transitive verb, -ized, -iz|ing.
to make theatrical; put in dramatic form; dramatize: »

Folk-dance purists, therefore, may find his dances too…theatricalized for their tastes (Newsweek).

the|at´ri|cal|i|za´tion, noun.

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  • the|at|ri|cal|ize — «thee AT ruh kuh lyz», transitive verb, ized, iz|ing. to make theatrical; put in dramatic form; dramatize: »Folk dance purists, therefore, may find his dances too…theatricalized for their tastes (Newsweek). –the|at´ri|cal|i|za´tion, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • cal|cu|la|tion — «KAL kyuh LAY shuhn», noun. 1. the act of adding, subtracting, multiplying, or dividing to find a result; computation: »We made a careful calculation of what the trip would cost us. 2. the result found by calculating: »Our first calculation was… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cal|i|bra|tion — «KAL uh BRAY shuhn», noun. 1. the act or process of calibrating: »The melting and boiling points of a large number of substances have been carefully measured and tabulated and these temperatures may now be used in the calibration of any type of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cal|ci|na|tion — «KAL suh NAY shuhn», noun. 1. the act or operation of calcining. 2. anything formed by calcining. 3. the state of being calcined …   Useful english dictionary

  • cal|li|sec|tion — «KAL uh SEHK shuhn», noun. painless vivisection; the dissection of living animals which have been anesthetized. ╂[< Latin callus hard skin + sectiō, ōnis a cutting] …   Useful english dictionary

  • gram|mat|i|cal|i|za|tion — «gruh MAT uh kuh luh ZAY shuhn», noun. the process of making grammatical; reducing to grammatical rules: »Absence of stress in general indicates grammaticalization of a morphemic element (as in…Fitz gérald) (H. Marchand) …   Useful english dictionary

  • lo´cal|i|za´tion — lo|cal|ize «LOH kuh lyz», verb, ized, iz|ing. –v.t. to make local; fix in, assign, or limit to a particular place or locality: »The infection seemed to be localized in the foot. SYNONYM(S): place. –v.i. to become localized. –lo´cal|iz´a|ble,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chem´i|cal|i|za´tion — chem|i|cal|ize «KEHM uh kuh lyz», transitive verb, ized, iz|ing. to treat with a chemical or chemicals: »The loaf we buy at the grocer s has been chemicalized, first by the miller and then by the baker (Atlantic). –chem´i|cal|i|za´tion, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • fo´cal|i|za´tion — fo|cal|ize «FOH kuh lyz», verb, ized, iz|ing. –v.t. 1. to focus: a) to bring (rays of light, heat, or other radiation) into focus. b) Figurative: »The information about sales is focalized in the company s main office and put before the sales… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tech|ni|cal|i|za|tion — «TEHK nuh kuh luh ZAY shuhn», noun. 1. the act or process of technicalizing: »He said this cooperation was necessary as a balance against the growing “technicalization” of the Common Market (London Times). 2. the state of being technicalized …   Useful english dictionary


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