realization

realization
re|a|li|za|tion
also realisation BrE [ˌrıəlaıˈzeıʃən US -lə-] n [singular, U]
1.) when you understand something that you had not understood before
realization of
I was shocked by the realization of what I had done.
realization that
the realization that she might never recover from her illness
There is a growing realization that we must manage the earth's resources more carefully.
2.) formal when you achieve something that you had planned or hoped for
= ↑achievement realization of
the realization of his dreams
3.) technical when you change something into money by selling it
the realization of assets

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • realization — (n.) 1610s, action of making real, from REALIZE (Cf. realize) + ATION (Cf. ation). Meaning action of forming a clear concept is from 1828. Related: Realizational …   Etymology dictionary

  • realization — (Brit.) re·al·i·za·tion || ‚rɪəlÉ™ zeɪʃn / laɪ n. act of making real, accomplishment; fulfillment, state of being made real; something that has been realized; (Music) musical composition that has been completed or enhanced by another… …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • realization — n. 1) to come to the realization 2) the realization that + clause (the realization that a catastrophe could occur at any time sobered them up) * * * [ˌrɪəlaɪ zeɪʃ(ə)n] to come to the realization the realization that + clause (the realization that …   Combinatory dictionary

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