from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To adapt to performance on the stage; dramatize: "All ethnic dance troupes theatricalize the dance of the folk” ( Robert J. Pierce).
- transitive v. To make a spectacle of; display showily.
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- v. To render suitable for the theatre.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To render theatrical; put in dramatic form; dramatize. Also spelled theatricalise.
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