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con·cre·tize

 (kŏn′krĭ-tīz′, kŏng′-)
tr.v. con·cre·tized, con·cre·tiz·ing, con·cre·tiz·es
To make real or specific: "vignettes ... that concretize his thoughts and emotions" (Michael H. Begnel).

con′cre·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.

concretize

(ˈkɒnkrɪˌtaɪz; ˈkɒŋ-) or

concretise

vb
(tr) to render concrete; make real or specific; give tangible form to
ˌconcretiˈzation, ˌconcretiˈsation n

con•cre•tize

(ˈkɒn krəˌtaɪz, ˈkɒŋ-, kɒnˈkri taɪz, kɒŋ-)

v.t. -tized, -tiz•ing.
to make real or particular; give tangible or definite form to: to concretize abstractions.
[1880–85]
con•cret`i•za′tion, n.

concretize


Past participle: concretized
Gerund: concretizing

Imperative
concretize
concretize
Present
I concretize
you concretize
he/she/it concretizes
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you concretize
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Preterite
I concretized
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we concretized
you concretized
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Present Continuous
I am concretizing
you are concretizing
he/she/it is concretizing
we are concretizing
you are concretizing
they are concretizing
Present Perfect
I have concretized
you have concretized
he/she/it has concretized
we have concretized
you have concretized
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Past Continuous
I was concretizing
you were concretizing
he/she/it was concretizing
we were concretizing
you were concretizing
they were concretizing
Past Perfect
I had concretized
you had concretized
he/she/it had concretized
we had concretized
you had concretized
they had concretized
Future
I will concretize
you will concretize
he/she/it will concretize
we will concretize
you will concretize
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Future Perfect
I will have concretized
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he/she/it will have concretized
we will have concretized
you will have concretized
they will have concretized
Future Continuous
I will be concretizing
you will be concretizing
he/she/it will be concretizing
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you will be concretizing
they will be concretizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been concretizing
you have been concretizing
he/she/it has been concretizing
we have been concretizing
you have been concretizing
they have been concretizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been concretizing
you will have been concretizing
he/she/it will have been concretizing
we will have been concretizing
you will have been concretizing
they will have been concretizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been concretizing
you had been concretizing
he/she/it had been concretizing
we had been concretizing
you had been concretizing
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Conditional
I would concretize
you would concretize
he/she/it would concretize
we would concretize
you would concretize
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Past Conditional
I would have concretized
you would have concretized
he/she/it would have concretized
we would have concretized
you would have concretized
they would have concretized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.concretize - make something concrete
narrow down, pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow, specify - define clearly; "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"
2.concretize - become specific; "the idea concretized in her mind"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
Translations
konkretizál

concretize

[ˈkɒnkrɪtaɪz] VTconcretar
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