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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Adapt to accepted standards; Represent according to an accepted style.

Usage examples (13)
  • Then, too, it was inevitable that the typist or printer would conventionalize Joyce's mannered punctuation and spelling.
  • Walls's parents—just two of the unforgettable characters in this excellent, unusual book—were a matched pair of eccentrics, and raising four children didn't...
  • They're just going to disorganize me, conventionalize me completely.
  • I'll just make studies now, and this winter I'll conventionalize them and work them into patterns. for more
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