Definition of actualize in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈak(t)SH(o͞o)əˌlīz/


[with object]
Make a reality of: he had actualized his dream and achieved the world record
More example sentences
  • What this master couple has effectively accomplished is to actualize the great marital paradox: that people can only change if they don't feel they have to.
  • [A] way-too-short informative clip (you want it to go on for days) features a typical Marin County self-help group talking about actualizing your dreams.
  • Recognize the potential; actualize the dream.



Pronunciation: /ˌak(t)SH(o͞o)əˌlīˈzāSH(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • It ensures that the delay from the moment a decision is made to the actualization of that decision is at least two or three hours, if not more.
  • A very simple parallel can be drawn between actualisations of an enthusiasm for modifying cars and actualisations of an enthusiasm for computer gaming.
  • After 15 years, the executive as the source of political leadership ought to seek the actualisation of these outputs of democratic governance.

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Syllabification: ac·tu·al·ize

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