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actualization

[ak-choo-uh-luh-zey-shuh n] /ˌæk tʃu ə ləˈzeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act or process of actualizing.
2.
Psychology, self-actualization.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; actualize + -ation
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  • Once these lower-level needs are satisfied, one becomes open to the social needs, needs for self-esteem and self-actualization.
  • The top being self actualization within the limits of reality.
  • 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.
Word Origin and History for actualization
n.

1824, noun of action from actualize.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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