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Oprahization Syllabification: O·prah·i·za·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌōprəīˈzāSHən/

Definition of Oprahization in English:

noun

The increasing tendency of public and private citizens to discuss their personal problems or feelings in public forums, especially talk shows: going against the trend of Oprahization, he refused to talk about his divorce to the press

Origin

From Oprah Winfrey (1954–), US talk-show host + -ation.

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