dramatization

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noun dra·ma·ti·za·tion \ˌdra-mə-tə-ˈzā-shən, ˌdrä-\

Definition of dramatization

  1. 1 :  the action of dramatizing

  2. 2 :  a dramatized version (as of a novel)

Examples of dramatization in a Sentence

  1. a dramatization of a true story

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First Known Use of dramatization

1796


Medical Dictionary

dramatization

noun dra·ma·ti·za·tion
variants: or British

dramatisation

\ˌdram-ət-ə-ˈzā-shən, ˌdräm-\play

Medical Definition of dramatization

  1. :  the transformation which in psychoanalytic theory the underlying dream thoughts undergo into dramatic and pictorial form before they can take part in the actual dream



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