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noun [singular/uncountable] realization pronunciation in British English /ˌrɪəlaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
  1. 1
    the process of understanding something, or the moment when this happens
    Then came the sudden realization that he was in love with her.
  2. 2
    the process of achieving something that you have planned or hoped for, or the moment when this happens
    This victory is the realization of our dreams.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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