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Definition of fictionalize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[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
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: fictionalize