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novelize

[ nov-uh-lahyz ]
/ 藞n蓲v 蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), nov路el路ized, nov路el路iz路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路el路ise .

Origin of novelize

First recorded in 1625鈥35; novel1 + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM novelize

nov路el路i路za路tion, nounnov路el路iz路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for novelize

novelize

novelise

/ (藞n蓲v蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb (tr)
to convert (a true story, film, etc) into a novel

Derived forms of novelize

novelization or novelisation, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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