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verb [intransitive] materialize pronunciation in British English /məˈtɪəriəlaɪz/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlematerializing
past tensematerialized
past participlematerialized
  1. 1
    to happen or to become real
    The predicted increase in nursing jobs never materialized.
  2. 2
    to appear suddenly and unexpectedly
    Adoring crowds materialized wherever she went.


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