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actualize

[ak-choo-uh-lahyz] /ˈæk tʃu əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), actualized, actualizing.
1.
to make actual or real; turn into action or fact.
Also, especially British, actualise.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; actual + -ize
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Examples for actualize
  • 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.
  • These special places help us heal ourselves after a great misfortune or actualize our joy at the end of a war or a sports victory.
  • To actualize these results, the mission spread implementation awards among several providers.
British Dictionary definitions for actualize

actualize

/ˈæktʃʊəˌlaɪz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to make actual or real
2.
to represent realistically
Derived Forms
actualization, actualisation, noun
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Word Origin and History for actualize
actualize
1810, first attested in Coleridge, from actual (q.v.) + -ize.
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