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realize
British English: /ˈrɪəlʌɪz/
American English: /ˈri(ə)ˌlaɪz/

Translation of realize in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (know, be aware of)
    se rendre compte de (error, gravity, significance, fact, extent)
    I suddenly realized who he was
    tout d'un coup je me suis rendu compte qui c'était
    to realize that …
    se rendre compte que …
    I realize you feel differently
    je me rends bien compte que vous n'êtes pas du même avis
    to realize how/why/what
    comprendre comment/pourquoi/ce que
    more/less than people realize
    plus/moins que les gens n'en ont conscience
    to come to realize something
    prendre conscience de quelque chose
    I fully realize that…
    je comprends complètement que…
    to make somebody realize something
    faire comprendre quelque chose à quelqu'un
    I didn't realize!
    je ne le savais pas!
    you don't realize what you're doing
    tu es complètement inconscient
    I realize that! do you realize that I'm waiting for you?
    tu te rends compte que je t'attends ?
    you do realize, of course, that …
    tu as bien sûr conscience que …
    I realize you're busy/it's late, but…
    j'ai conscience que vous êtes occupé/qu'il est tard, mais…
  • 2 (make concrete, real)
    réaliser (idea, dream, goal, design)
    my worst fears were realized
    ce que je craignais le plus est arrivé
    to realize one's potential
    développer ses capacités
  • 4 (Business)
    (sale, house, object)
    rapporter (sum)
    (person, vendor)
    faire (sum) (on en vendant)
    to realize a profit
    réaliser un bénéfice

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