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Noun: realization  'ree-u-lu'zey-shun [N. Amer], 'ree-u-lI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. Coming to understand something clearly and distinctly
    "a growing realization of the risk involved";
    - realisation [Brit], recognition
  2. Making real or giving the appearance of reality
    - realisation [Brit], actualization, actualisation [Brit]
  3. A musical composition that has been completed or enriched by someone other than the composer
    - realisation [Brit]
  4. A sale in order to obtain money (as a sale of stock or a sale of the estate of a bankrupt person) or the money so obtained
    - realisation [Brit]
  5. The completion or enrichment of a piece of music left sparsely notated by a composer
    - realisation [Brit]
  6. Something that is made real or concrete
    "the victory was the realization of a whole year's work";
    - realisation [Brit], fruition

Derived forms: realizations

Type of: apprehension, composing, composition, consummation, creating by mental acts, cut-rate sale, discernment, musical composition, opus, piece, piece of music, sale, sales event, savvy, understanding

Encyclopedia: Realization