actualize

[ak-choo-uh-lahyz]
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Also especially British, ac·tu·al·ise.

Origin of actualize

First recorded in 1800–10; actual + -ize
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Related Words for actualize

produce, accomplish, realize, engineer

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British Dictionary definitions for actualize

actualize

actualise

verb (tr)
  1. to make actual or real
  2. to represent realistically
Derived Formsactualization or actualisation, noun
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Word Origin and History for actualize
v.

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

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