materialisation materialisation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the process of coming into being; becoming reality
  2. (n) an appearance in bodily form (as of a disembodied spirit)
  3. (n) something that comes into existence as a result

Quotes

  1. "We consider that there is some materialisation of the risks that we have identified," ECB chief Jean Claude Trichet said after Thursday's decision to keep rates at 4.25%.
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: Jean-Claude Trichet Source: BBC News

  2. The government has a "fresh and strong" popular mandate, Karamanlis said, adding that "we have much work ahead of us, and are moving forward with consistency in the materialisation of the reforms".
    on Feb 1, 2008 By: Costas Karamanlis Source: Athens News Agency

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