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stylize

or (especially British) stylise

[stahy-lahyz] /ˈstaɪ laɪz/
verb (used with object), stylized, stylizing.
1.
to design in or cause to conform to a particular style, as of representation or treatment in art; conventionalize.
Origin of stylize
1895-1900
1895-1900; style + -ize
Related forms
stylization, noun
stylizer, noun
nonstylization, noun
nonstylized, adjective
unstylized, adjective
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  • Its face was a stylization of a human's, cleverly sculptured out of putty-colored plastic.

    The Status Civilization Robert Sheckley
British Dictionary definitions for stylization

stylize

/ˈstaɪlaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to give a conventional or established stylistic form to
Derived Forms
stylization, stylisation, noun
stylizer, styliser, noun
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Word Origin and History for stylization

stylize

v.

1898 (implied in stylized), from style (n.) + -ize. Perhaps a translation of German stilisieren.

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