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dramatization

/dræmətaɪzeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the reconstruction of an event, novel, story, etc in a form suitable for dramatic presentation
2.
the art or act of dramatizing
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  • Each episode was an independent dramatisation of a separate science fiction short story.

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