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verb dramatize pronunciation in British English /ˈdræmətaɪz/
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present tense
present participledramatizing
past tensedramatized
past participledramatized
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  1. 1
    [transitive] theatre to make a book or story into a play
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to treat a situation as more serious or exciting than it really is

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 dramatize pronunciation in British English /ˌdræmətaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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