Pronunciation: (rich'OO-u-līz"), [key]
—v., -ized, -iz•ing.
to practice ritualism.
1. to make into a ritual: to ritualize the serving of tea.
2. to convert (someone) to ritualism; impose ritualism upon. Also, esp. Brit.,rit'u•al•ise".
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