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nov·el·ize

 (nŏv′ə-līz′)
tr.v. nov·el·ized, nov·el·iz·ing, nov·el·iz·es
1. To write a novel based on: novelize a popular movie.
2. To turn into fiction; fictionalize: novelize one's personal experiences.

nov′el·i·za′tion (-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
nov′el·iz′er n.

novelize

(ˈnɒvəˌlaɪz) or

novelise

vb (tr)
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) to convert (a true story, film, etc) into a novel
ˌnoveliˈzation, ˌnoveliˈsation n
ˈnoveˌlizer, ˈnoveˌliser n

nov•el•ize

(ˈnɒv əˌlaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to put into the form of a novel: to novelize a play.
[1820–30]
nov`el•i•za′tion, n.

novelize


Past participle: novelized
Gerund: novelizing

Imperative
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
I have novelized
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
I will be novelizing
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would novelize
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.novelize - convert into the form or the style of a novel; "The author novelized the historical event"
convert - change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
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