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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ak-choo-uh-luh-zey-shuh n]
    • /ˌæk tʃu ə ləˈzeɪ ʃən/
    • /ækʧʊəlaɪˈzeɪʃn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-choo-uh-luh-zey-shuh n]
    • /ˌæk tʃu ə ləˈzeɪ ʃən/

Definitions of actualization word

  • noun actualization the act or process of actualizing. 1
  • noun actualization Psychology. self-actualization. 1
  • noun actualization (nonstandard) A making actual or really existent; noun form of actualize. 1

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Origin of actualization

First appearance:

before 1815
One of the 39% newest English words
First recorded in 1815-25; actualize + -ation

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Parts of speech for Actualization


actualization popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 59% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

actualization usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for actualization

noun actualization

  • materialization — to come into perceptible existence; appear; become actual or real; be realized or carried out: Our plans never materialized.
  • realization — the making or being made real of something imagined, planned, etc.
  • effect — something that is produced by an agency or cause; result; consequence: Exposure to the sun had the effect of toughening his skin.

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