classicize

classicize

[klas-uh-sahyz]
verb (used with object), classicized, classicizing.
1.
to make classic.
verb (used without object), classicized, classicizing.
2.
to conform to the classic style.
Also, especially British, classicise.


Origin:
1850–55; classic + -ize

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classicize or classicise (ˈklæsɪˌsaɪz)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to make classic
2.  (intr) to imitate classical style
 
classicise or classicise
 
vb

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