monumentalize

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monumental +‎ -ize

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monumentalize (third-person singular simple present monumentalizes, present participle monumentalizing, simple past and past participle monumentalized)

  1. To make something become or appear monumental
    • 1988, January 22, “Jonathan Rosenbaum”, in Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles[1]:
      The film follows three days in her regulated life, and Akerman's intense concentration on her daily activities, monumentalized by Babette Mangolte's superb cinematography and mainly frontal camera setups [] .

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