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academize

[uh-kad-uh-mahyz] /əˈkæd əˌmaɪz/
verb (used with object), academized, academizing.
1.
to reduce (a subject) to a rigid set of rules, principles, precepts, etc.:
futile attempts to academize the visual arts.
Also, especially British, academise.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; academ(y) + -ize
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