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 (drăm′ə-tĭ-zā′shən, drä′mə-)
1. The act or art of dramatizing something: the dramatization of a novel.
2. A work adapted for dramatic presentation: a dramatization of the last days of his presidency.
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(dræmətaɪzeɪʃən) or


1. (Theatre) the reconstruction of an event, novel, story, etc in a form suitable for dramatic presentation
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the art or act of dramatizing
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(ˌdræm ə təˈzeɪ ʃən, ˌdrɑ mə-)

1. the act of dramatizing.
2. a dramatized version of a novel, event, etc.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dramatization - conversion into dramatic form; "the play was a dramatization of a short story"
authorship, penning, writing, composition - the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"
2.dramatization - a dramatic representation
representation - an activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent
guerrilla theater, street theater - dramatization of a social issue; enacted outside in a park or on the street
puppetry - a stilted dramatic performance (as if by puppets)
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[ˌdræmətaɪˈzeɪʃən] Ndramatización f
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[ˌdræmətaɪˈzeɪʃən] dramatisation (British) n [book, story] (for theatre)adaptation f pour la scène; (for TV)adaptation f pour la télévision; (for radio)adaptation f pour la radio
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nBühnen-/Fernsehbearbeitung f, → Dramatisierung f
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[ˌdræmətaɪˈzeɪʃn] n (adaptation of novel, for cinema) → riduzione f cinematografica; (for TV) → riduzione televisiva
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(ˈdraːmə) noun
1. a play for acting on the stage. He has just produced a new drama.
2. plays for the stage in general. modern drama.
3. the art of acting in plays. He studied drama at college.
4. exciting events. Life here is full of drama.
dramatic (drəˈmӕtik) adjective
1. of or in the form of a drama. a dramatic performance.
2. vivid or striking. a dramatic improvement; She made a dramatic entrance.
3. (of a person) showing (too) much feeling or emotion. She's very dramatic about everything.
draˈmatically adverb
ˈdramatist (ˈdrӕ-) noun
a writer of plays.
ˈdramatize, ˈdramatise (ˈdrӕ-) verb
1. to turn into the form of a play. She dramatized the novel for television.
2. to make real events seem like things that happen in a play. She dramatizes everything so!
dramatiˈzation noun
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The third was the only act in which, in his dramatization, he had taken any real liberties with the text of the novel.
There, probably the same year and the next, he astonished the public with the two parts of 'Tamburlaine the Great,' a dramatization of the stupendous career of the bloodthirsty Mongol fourteenth-century conqueror.
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But most interesting were dramatizations of the bombers' families in court for concealing or abetting their crimes - people suddenly finding years of their ordinary lives under scrutiny.
There are short dramatizations that are supposed to illustrate the different points of view of different theoreticians such as Foucalt.
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While it is held in high esteem in Britain, Barnardo's and the home children program has been the subject of unfavorable articles, books and dramatizations in Canada over the past 50 years.