fictionalization
noun see fictionalize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fictionalization — 1954, noun of action from FICTIONALIZE (Cf. fictionalize) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fictionalization — (Amer.) n. transforming into a fictional narrative; writing in a fictional format; written literary work based on fact but written as though it was fiction (also fictionalisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fictionalization — See fictionalize. * * * …   Universalium

  • fictionalization — noun The act of fictionalizing or something fictionalized …   Wiktionary

  • fictionalization — fic·tion·al·iza·tion …   English syllables

  • fictionalization — noun 1. a literary work based partly or wholly on fact but written as if it were fiction • Syn: ↑fictionalisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑fictionalise (for: ↑fictionalisation), ↑fictionalize • …   Useful english dictionary

  • fictionalize — fictionalization, n. fictionalizer, n. /fik sheuh nl uyz /, v.t., fictionalized, fictionalizing. to make into fiction; give a somewhat imaginative or fictional version of: to fictionalize a biography. Also, fictionize. Also, esp. Brit.,… …   Universalium

  • fictionalizations — fictionalization (Amer.) n. transforming into a fictional narrative; writing in a fictional format; written literary work based on fact but written as though it was fiction (also fictionalisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fictionalisation — noun 1. a literary work based partly or wholly on fact but written as if it were fiction • Syn: ↑fictionalization • Derivationally related forms: ↑fictionalise, ↑fictionalize (for: ↑fictionalization) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

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