Definition of fictionalize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fictionalize

 verb
(British English also -ise)verb
BrE BrE//ˈfɪkʃənəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪkʃənəlaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they fictionalize
BrE BrE//ˈfɪkʃənəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪkʃənəlaɪz//
 
he / she / it fictionalizes
BrE BrE//ˈfɪkʃənəlaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪkʃənəlaɪzɪz//
 
past simple fictionalized
BrE BrE//ˈfɪkʃənəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪkʃənəlaɪzd//
 
past participle fictionalized
BrE BrE//ˈfɪkʃənəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪkʃənəlaɪzd//
 
-ing form fictionalizing
BrE BrE//ˈfɪkʃənəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪkʃənəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
Film reviews and promotion
 
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[usually passive] fictionalize something to write a book or make a film/movie about a true story, but changing some of the details, characters, etc. a fictionalized account of his childhood See related entries: Film reviews and promotion
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fictionalize