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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.
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concretize(ˈkɒnkrɪˌtaɪz; ˈkɒŋ-) or
(tr) to render concrete; make real or specific; give tangible form to
ˌconcretiˈzation, ˌconcretiˈsation n
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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.
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Past participle: concretized
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|Verb||1.||concretize - make something concrete|
|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"
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