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v. ver·bal·ized, ver·bal·iz·ing, ver·bal·iz·es
1. To express in words: verbalized his displeasure.
2. Grammar To convert to use as a verb: verbalized the noun contact.
1. To express oneself in words.
2. To be verbose.

ver′bal·i·za′tion (-bə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
ver′bal·iz′er n.
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Noun1.verbalization - the words that are spoken in the activity of verbalizationverbalization - the words that are spoken in the activity of verbalization
choice of words, phraseology, wording, phrasing, verbiage, diction - the manner in which something is expressed in words; "use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton
2.verbalization - the activity of expressing something in words
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
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1. The act or an instance of expressing in words:
2. The faculty, act, or product of speaking:
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Perhaps it would be better to make physical contact, OC spray, and impact weapons congruent options from which officers can choose after command presence and verbalization fail to obtain a subject's compliance.
Verbalization rather than vocalization bestows the national imprint upon an anthem" (p.
" Interior monologue " refers to a presentation of thoughts more consciously controlled and on a level closer to direct verbalization. The French writer Edouard Dujardin claims to have been the first to use the interior monologue in his Les Lauriers sont coup es.
At the end of the day, what matters for pragmatic Filipino voters is if the candidate can show concrete proofs that her words are not only promises and premises but also the verbalization of action.
You also have to practice moving, tactics, verbalization and shoot/don't-shoot judgment.
Fejes (education) and Dahlstedt (ethnic studies, both Linkoping U., Sweden) argue that contemporary society is a confessing one "in which verbalization of the self to others and to oneself through, for example speech and written accounts has become a conspicuous part,"and consider what this means for lifelong learning practices.
According to Bischoff and Tracey (1995) the client's resistant behavior occurs when therapists use directive interventions, which is described as any verbalization that directs the session, or confronts the client, such as orientation and interpretation.
Listeners' comprehension was evaluated from written recall as product data, whereas metacognitive listening strategies were identified from retrospective verbalization as process data.
"Unless you ask directly about his verbalization patterns, you may never know," Dr.
It is possible that treatment increased the reporting of suicidality rather than suicidality itself, since the drugs often are given in the hope of increasing pediatric patients' verbalization and communication with others.
This correspondence training sequence was implemented in a similar fashion to the say-do sequence described previously, except that during the Reinforcement of Correspondence condition, a snack was placed in participants' cups upon verbalization of a plan to engage in the target behavior.