novelize

[nov-uh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), novelized, novelizing.
1.
to put into the form of a novel: He tried to novelize one of Shakespeare's plays.
2.
to make fictional; fictionalize.
Also, especially British, novelise.


Origin:
1625–35; novel1 + -ize

novelization, noun
novelizer, noun
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novelize or novelise (ˈnɒvəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
to convert (a true story, film, etc) into a novel
 
novelise or novelise
 
vb
 
noveli'zation or novelise
 
n
 
noveli'sation or novelise
 
n

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Among other things, he refused to do a novelization of the film.
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