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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