Definition of fictionalize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

fictionalize

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈfɪkʃənəˌlaɪz//
 
[usually passive]fictionalize somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they fictionalize
 
he / she / it fictionalizes
 
past simple fictionalized
 
-ing form fictionalizing
 
 
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to write a book or make a movie about a true story, but changing some of the details, characters, etc. a fictionalized account of his childhood
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