Definition of dramatization noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (British English also -isation) noun
    BrE BrE//ˌdræmətaɪˈzeɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌdræmətəˈzeɪʃn//
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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] the process of presenting a book, an event, etc. as a play or film/movie; a play or film/movie of this kind a television dramatization of the trial
  2. 2[uncountable] the act of making something seem more exciting or important than it really is She has a tendency to dramatization.