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Noun realization has 6 senses
  1. realization, realisation, recognition - coming to understand something clearly and distinctly; "a growing realization of the risk involved"; "a sudden recognition of the problem he faced"; "increasing recognition that diabetes frequently coexists with other chronic diseases"
    --1 is a kind of understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvy
    Derived forms: verb realize1, verb realize2
  2. realization, realisation, actualization, actualisation - making real or giving the appearance of reality
    --2 is a kind of creating by mental acts
    --2 has particulars: objectification
    Derived form: verb realize3
  3. realization, realisation - a musical composition that has been completed or enriched by someone other than the composer
    --3 is a kind of musical composition, opus, composition, piece, piece of music
    Derived form: verb realize6
  4. realization, realisation - 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
    --4 is a kind of sale, cut-rate sale, sales event
    Derived form: verb realize5
  5. realization, realisation - the completion or enrichment of a piece of music left sparsely notated by a composer
    --5 is a kind of composing, composition
    Derived form: verb realize6
  6. realization, realisation, fruition - something that is made real or concrete; "the victory was the realization of a whole year's work"
    --6 is a kind of consummation
    Derived form: verb realize3
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