realization

[ree-uh-luh-zey-shuhn]
noun
1.
the making or being made real of something imagined, planned, etc.
2.
the result of such a process: The new church was the realization of a ten-year dream.
3.
the act of realizing or the state of being realized.
4.
an instance or result of realizing.
5.
Music.
a.
the act of realizing a figured bass.
b.
a printed score of a realized figured bass.

Origin:
1605–15; < French réalisation, Middle French, equivalent to realis(er) to realize + -ation -ation

nonrealization, noun
prerealization, noun
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realize or realise (ˈrɪəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  (when tr, may take a clause as object) to become conscious or aware of (something)
2.  (tr, often passive) to bring (a plan, ambition, etc) to fruition; make actual or concrete
3.  (tr) to give (something, such as a drama or film) the appearance of reality
4.  (tr) (of goods, property, etc) to sell for or make (a certain sum): this table realized £800
5.  (tr) to convert (property or goods) into cash
6.  (tr) of a musicologist or performer
 a.  to expand or complete (a thorough-bass part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass
 b.  to reconstruct (a composition) from an incomplete set of parts
7.  to sound or utter (a phoneme or other speech sound) in actual speech; articulate
 
realise or realise
 
vb
 
'realizable or realise
 
adj
 
'realisable or realise
 
adj
 
'realizably or realise
 
adv
 
'realisably or realise
 
adv
 
reali'zation or realise
 
n
 
reali'sation or realise
 
n
 
'realizer or realise
 
n
 
'realiser or realise
 
n

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realization definition

specification
A UML semantic relationship between a classifier that specifies a contract and another classifier that guarantees to carry it out.
[Handout by Mr. David Gillibrand].
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Example sentences
Getting hydrogen to these sites seems far from realization.
Brace yourself to a realization of its obviousness and simplicity.
Brace yourself at the realization of its obviousness and simplicity.
But, that realization did not tamp down my creative tendencies.
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