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



    (British English also -isation) noun
    BrE BrE//ˌtɪəriəlaɪˈzeɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌtɪriələˈzeɪʃn//
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  1. 1the fact of taking place or starting to exist as expected or planned The sight of this machine was the materialization of a vision.
  2. 2the fact of appearing suddenly and/or in a way that cannot be explained She managed to fake the materialization of a teacup and saucer.