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v. ma·te·ri·al·ized, ma·te·ri·al·iz·ing, ma·te·ri·al·iz·es
1. To come into existence; become real: Their support on the eastern flank did not materialize.
2. To appear, especially suddenly: "As they plunged down the highway, hazy purple mountains materialized" (Tom Bissell). See Synonyms at appear.
3. To take physical form or shape. Used especially of a spirit or ghost.
1. To cause to become real or actual: By building the house, we materialized a dream.
2. To cause to become materialistic: "Inequality has the natural and necessary effect ... of materializing our upper class, vulgarizing our middle class, and brutalizing our lower class" (Matthew Arnold).

ma·te′ri·al·i·za′tion (-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.materialization - the process of coming into beingmaterialization - the process of coming into being; becoming reality; "the materialization of her dream"
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
2.materialization - an appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit)materialization - an appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit)
appearance - the event of coming into sight
3.materialization - something that comes into existence as a result; "industrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the French Revolution's various socialistic offspring"; "this skyscraper is the solid materialization of his efforts"
consequence, effect, result, upshot, outcome, event, issue - a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"


1. The condition of being in full force or operation:
2. The condition of being fulfilled:
holdgun; òaî aî verîa raunverulegur
maddîleş me


nVerkörperung f; (of ghosts)Materialisation f


(məˈtiəriəl) noun
1. anything out of which something is, or may be, made. Tables are usually made from solid material such as wood.
2. cloth. I'd like three metres of blue woollen material.
1. consisting of solid(s), liquid(s), gas(es) or any combination of these. the material world.
2. belonging to the world; not spiritual. He wanted material things like money, possessions and power.
3. essential or important. evidence that is material to his defence.
maˈterially adverb
to a great or important extent. Circumstances have changed materially.
maˈterialize, maˈterialise verb
1. to take solid or bodily form. The figure materialized as we watched with astonishment.
2. (of something expected or hoped for) to happen. I don't think her plans will materialize.
maˌterialiˈzation, maˌterialiˈsation noun
References in classic literature ?
Granting the possibility of spiritual apparition and even materialization, yet the apparition and materialization of a half-gallon brown clay jug--a piece of coarse, heavy pottery evolved from nothing--that is hardly thinkable.
Every now and then the rear guard and the white men cast apprehensive glances rearward as though momentarily expecting the materialization of some long expected danger from that quarter.
Then came the creation of mind-people, or rather the materialization of imaginings.
He never expected any tangible evidence of their existence after death; he did not believe that they had the power either for good or for evil other than the effect that their example while living might have had upon following generations; he did not believe therefore in the materialization of dead spirits.
Contract notice: supply of basic necessities for the materialization of social emergency aid
with the materialization of projects under CPEC, the destiny of the region will undergo a real change, Sino-Pak friendship has transformed into vibrant economic ties and this friendship is gaining strength with the passage of every moment', he said this while talking to media men here Friday before leaving for China.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Minister of Economy Ali Tayyebnia said reducing the country's dependence on oil revenues is key in materialization of the policies of the Economy of Resistance.
But I want to focus only on the phenomenon of materialization, or the sudden appearance of something that was not there.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cautioned Pakistan authorities that the materialization of risks to the economic outlook could erode Pakistan's capacity to repay to the Fund, particularly in a context where Fund exposure is expected to increase further.
He also appreciated the endeavours of NESPAK that helped in materialization of these projects.
However, materialization of these projects would take several years, but size and scale of these projects would not deter us.
He stressed the need for materialization of partnership in global governance and establishing a lasting peace worldwide as ultimate goals of the NAM late founders.