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Orientalize

[awr-ee-en-tl-ahyz, ohr-] /ˌɔr iˈɛn tlˌaɪz, ˌoʊr-/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), Orientalized, Orientalizing. (often lowercase)
1.
to make or become Oriental.
Also, especially British, Orientalise.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; oriental + -ize
Related forms
Orientalization, noun
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Orientalize

/ˌɔːrɪˈɛntəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
to make, become, or treat as Oriental
Derived Forms
Orientalization, Orientalisation, noun
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