Definition of ritualize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ritualize

 verb
(British English also -ise)verb
BrE BrE//ˈrɪtʃuəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɪtʃuəlaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they ritualize
BrE BrE//ˈrɪtʃuəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɪtʃuəlaɪz//
 
he / she / it ritualizes
BrE BrE//ˈrɪtʃuəlaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɪtʃuəlaɪzɪz//
 
past simple ritualized
BrE BrE//ˈrɪtʃuəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɪtʃuəlaɪzd//
 
past participle ritualized
BrE BrE//ˈrɪtʃuəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɪtʃuəlaɪzd//
 
-ing form ritualizing
BrE BrE//ˈrɪtʃuəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɪtʃuəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] ritualize something (formal) to do something in the same way or pattern every time ritualized expressions of grief Bull fights are highly ritualized by centuries of performance.
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