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realization

[ree-uh-luh-zey-shuh n] /ˌri ə ləˈzeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the making or being made real of something imagined, planned, etc.
2.
the result of such a process:
The new church was the realization of a ten-year dream.
3.
the act of realizing or the state of being realized.
4.
an instance or result of realizing.
5.
Music.
  1. the act of realizing a figured bass.
  2. a printed score of a realized figured bass.
Origin of realization
1605-1615
1605-15; < French réalisation, Middle French, equivalent to realis(er) to realize + -ation -ation
Related forms
nonrealization, noun
prerealization, noun
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n.

1610s, "action of making real," from realize + -ation. Meaning "action of forming a clear concept" is from 1828. Related: Realizational.

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realization in Technology

specification
A UML semantic relationship between a classifier that specifies a contract and another classifier that guarantees to carry it out.
[Handout by Mr. David Gillibrand].
(2007-03-15)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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