actualize

[ak-choo-uh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), actualized, actualizing.
to make actual or real; turn into action or fact.
Also, especially British, actualise.


Origin:
1800–10; actual + -ize

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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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actualize
1810, first attested in Coleridge, from actual (q.v.) + -ize.
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Example sentences
The clarification approach is to help students clarify and actualize personal
  values.
While its one thing to know theory, it is quite another to actualize it with
  comprehensive goals, objectives and actions.
Emotional maturity was defined as the strength and courage to actualize
  individual abilities within the frame of social demands.
The resource arrangements identify the resources needed in order to actualize
  and sustain the operations objective.
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