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English noun: materialisation

1. materialisation (process) the process of coming into being; becoming reality

SamplesThe materialization of her dream.


Broader (hypernym)action, activity, natural action, natural process

2. materialisation (event) an appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit)

Synonymsmanifestation, materialization

Broader (hypernym)appearance

3. materialisation (event) something that comes into existence as a result

SamplesIndustrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the French Revolution's various socialistic offspring.
This skyscraper is the solid materialization of his efforts.

Synonymsmaterialization, offspring

Broader (hypernym)consequence, effect, event, issue, outcome, result, upshot

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