actualization

[ak-choo-uh-luh-zey-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act or process of actualizing.
2.
Psychology, self-actualization.

Origin:
1815–25; actualize + -ation

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actualize or actualise (ˈæktʃʊəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to make actual or real
2.  to represent realistically
 
actualise or actualise
 
vb
 
actuali'zation or actualise
 
n
 
actuali'sation or actualise
 
n

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Example sentences
Once these lower-level needs are satisfied, one becomes open to the social needs, needs for self-esteem and self-actualization.
Some people might prefer pharmacologic to psychologic self-actualization.
The other requires her to embrace a world of writing, learning and self-actualization.
To borrow a phrase from the culture that produced it, the veggie burger seems finally to have achieved self-actualization.
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