juvenilize

juvenilize

[joo-vuh-nl-ahyz]
verb (used with object), juvenilized, juvenilizing.
1.
to make juvenile or immature: to juvenilize the classics for quick reading.
2.
to make suitable for or more appealing to children.
Also, especially British, juvenilise.


Origin:
1825–35; juvenile + -ize

juvenilization, noun
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