actualize

[ ak-choo-uh-lahyz ]
/ ˈæk tʃu əˌlaɪz /
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verb (used with object), ac·tu·al·ized, ac·tu·al·iz·ing.

to make actual or real; turn into action or fact.
Also especially British, ac·tu·al·ise.

Origin of actualize

First recorded in 1800–10; actual + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for actualise

actualize

actualise

/ (ˈæktʃʊəˌlaɪz) /

verb (tr)

to make actual or real
to represent realistically
Derived Formsactualization or actualisation, noun
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Word Origin and History for actualise

actualize


v.

1810, first attested in Coleridge, from actual + -ize. Related: Actualized; actualizing.

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