bastardization :

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  • n  declaring or rendering bastard
    the annulment of their marriage resulted in the bastardization of their children
  • n  an act that debases or corrupts

  • Inevitably, some purists are voicing objections to what they see as the bastardization of a Chinese cultural icon.
  • As recently as 20 years ago, Egyptologists scorned Late Period sculpture as a bastardization of the classical standards of the dynastic tradition.
  • We must destroy any move toward bastardization.
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  • The Gershwins’ Porgy & Bess, Reviewed
    The Gershwins’ Porgy & Bess —which is to say, the 2011 opera-into-musical re-engineering by the playwright of Top Dog/Underdog and others—may indeed be a bastardization of a towering American classic, like Stephen Sondheim said it is , but I wouldn’t know.
    Dec. 27, 2013 - Washington City Paper

  • Walden Bello in Business Mirror
    So this should be a warning that this bastardization has really gone too far. Thus it is important to bring back the party-list system to its original intention of strengthening the political organizations or marginalized groups,Bello said.

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