Disneyfication
noun Etymology: Walt Disney + -fication Date: 1982 the transformation (as of something real or unsettling) into carefully controlled and safe entertainment or an environment with similar qualities <
the Disneyfication of a downtown
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  • disneyfication — noun The act or process whereby something is disneyfied. See Also: disneyfy …   Wiktionary

  • disneyfication — dis·ney·fi·ca·tion …   English syllables

  • Disneyfy — Disneyfication, n. /diz nee fuy , ni /, v.t., Disneyfied, Disneyfying. to create or alter in a simplified, sentimentalized, or contrived form or manner. [1970 75, Amer.; DISNEY + FY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Disneyfy — Disneyfication, n. /diz nee fuy , ni /, v.t., Disneyfied, Disneyfying. to create or alter in a simplified, sentimentalized, or contrived form or manner. [1970 75, Amer.; DISNEY + FY] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • The Walt Disney Company — Disney redirects here. For other uses, see Disney (disambiguation). The Walt Disney Company Type Public company Traded as NYSE:  …   Wikipedia

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