[pik-tawr-ee-uh-lahyz, -tohr-]
verb (used with object), pictorialized, pictorializing.
to make pictorial; illustrate or represent with or as if with pictures.
Also, especially British, pictorialise.

1865–70; pictorial + -ize

pictorialization, noun
overpictorialize, verb, overpictorialized, overpictorializing.
unpictorialize, verb (used with object), unpictorialized, unpictorializing.
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