[ nov-uh-lahyz ]
/ ˈnɒv əˌlaɪz /
verb (used with object), nov·el·ized, nov·el·iz·ing.
to put into the form of a novel: He tried to novelize one of Shakespeare's plays.
to make fictional; fictionalize.
These Authors Understand The Pain Of WritingEven the best authors agonize over their writing. To produce beautiful literature requires some pain, and the words of these authors testifies to that.
Also especially British, nov·el·ise.
Related formsnov·el·i·za·tion, nounnov·el·iz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for novelize
/ (ˈnɒvəˌlaɪz) /
to convert (a true story, film, etc) into a novel
Derived Formsnovelization or novelisation, noun
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