[ 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.
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Also especially British, nov·el·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM novelizenov·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 forms of novelizenovelization or novelisation, noun
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