historicize

(redirected from historicised)

his·tor·i·cize

 (hĭ-stôr′ĭ-sīz′, -stŏr′-)
v. his·tor·i·cized, his·tor·i·ciz·ing, his·tor·i·ciz·es
v.tr.
To make or make appear historical.
v.intr.
To use historical details or materials.

his·tor′i·ci·za′tion (-sĭ-zā′shən) n.

historicize

(hɪˈstɒrɪˌsaɪz) or

historicise

vb
to represent (events) in a historic context

his•tor•i•cize

(hɪˈstɔr əˌsaɪz, -ˈstɒr-)

v.t. -cized, -ciz•ing.
to narrate as history; render historical.
[1840–50]
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This is an evangelical generation, determined to make mainstream history less intimidating to islanders, to engage out of their own roots with the dispossessed and the patronised and the historicised.

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