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realization

[ ree-uh-luh-zey-shuhn ]
/ ˌri ə ləˈzeɪ ʃən /
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noun

the making or being made real of something imagined, planned, etc.
the result of such a process: The new church was the realization of a ten-year dream.
the act of realizing or the state of being realized.
an instance or result of realizing.
Music.
  1. the act of realizing a figured bass.
  2. a printed score of a realized figured bass.

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Origin of realization

1605–15; <French réalisation,Middle French, equivalent to realis(er) to realize + -ation-ation

OTHER WORDS FROM realization

non·re·al·i·za·tion, nounpre·re·al·i·za·tion, noun
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