fictionalize

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verb fic·tion·al·ize \ˈfik-shnə-ˌlīz, -shə-nə-ˌlīz\

Definition of fictionalize

fictionalized

;

fictionalizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make into or treat in the manner of fiction fictionalize a biography

fictionalization

play \ˌfik-shnə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -shə-nə-lə-\ noun

Examples of fictionalize in a sentence

  1. The book is a fictionalized account of their travels.

  2. Her books are based in fact, but she fictionalizes many of the events.

1918

First Known Use of fictionalize

1918


FICTIONALIZE Defined for English Language Learners

fictionalize

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verb fic·tion·al·ize \ˈfik-shnə-ˌlīz, -shə-nə-ˌlīz\

Definition of fictionalize for English Language Learners

  • : to change (a true story) into fiction by changing or adding details

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