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realization

ree luh zay shuhn

  • n  coming to understand something clearly and distinctly
    a growing realization of the risk involved
  • n  making real or giving the appearance of reality
  • n  a musical composition that has been completed or enriched by someone other than the composer
  • n  a sale in order to obtain money (as a sale of stock or a sale of the estate of a bankrupt person) or the money so obtained
  • n  the completion or enrichment of a piece of music left sparsely notated by a composer
  • n  something that is made real or concrete
    the victory was the realization of a whole year's work

  • But this skillful piece of rhetoric underlines the realization that has propelled philosophy ever since: that human knowledge is woefully limited.
  • Entry you'll never see: As founder of the Huffington Post, I'm haunted by the realization that many of the bloggers who write for my site don't get paid a dime.
  • It was horrified two weeks ago when it awoke to the realization that it had nourished the Peoples Temple, an ostensibly humanitarian and religious cult whose leader, Jim Jones .
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  • Shonda Rhimes in Washington Post
    We applaud and encourage Isaiah's realization that he needs help and his subsequent choice to seek immediate treatment for his behavioral issues,Rhimes said.
  • Chad Pennington in Washington Post
    The most difficult part is just the realization that the organization no longer wants you,Pennington said. "You spend eight years there and, in the blink of an eye, you're no longer wanted there."
  • Clinton Portis in Forbes
    You think back to how much heat he took for everything,running back Clinton Portis said. "For missing camp, for not being around for this or that, for missing the rookie symposium. You come to the realization that all of that means...

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