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[ak-choo-uh-luh-zey-shuh n]
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  1. the act or process of actualizing.
  2. Psychology. self-actualization.
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Origin of actualization

First recorded in 1815–25; actualize + -ation
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Historical Examples

  • Hence the process itself is the actualization of the potential.

    A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy

    Isaac Husik

  • His actualization, in respect to Himself, is to be what He is; for He and that actualization coincide.

  • For they necessarily are either a movement867 or an actualization.

  • Intelligence905 thinks: and you have actualization and movement.

  • However, in any one particular thing, we grasp only what it is in actualization.

Word Origin and History for actualization


1824, noun of action from actualize.

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