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conventionalized

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Conventionalize \Con*ven"tion*al*ize\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Conventionalized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Conventionalizing}.]

1. To make conventional; to bring under the influence of, or cause to conform to, conventional rules; to establish by usage. [Also spelled {conventionalise}.]

2. (Fine Arts) (a) To represent by selecting the important features and those which are expressible in the medium employed, and omitting the others. (b) To represent according to an established principle, whether religious or traditional, or based upon certain artistic rules of supposed importance.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

conventionalized

adjective

1: using artistic forms and conventions to create effects; not natural or spontaneous; "a stylized mode of theater production" [syn: {conventionalized}, {conventionalised}, {stylized}, {stylised}]


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