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cinematize

Syllabification: cin·e·ma·tize
Pronunciation: /ˈsinəməˌtīz
 
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Definition of cinematize in English:

verb

[with object]
Adapt (a play, story, etc.) to the cinema; make a movie of.
Example sentences
  • In October, he'll star in the cinematized version of the story.
  • It suddenly occurs to me that Bergman cinematizes what it's like to read a good novel.
  • The director of Daredevil cinematizes the long-running Marvel Comics series.

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