Pronunciation: (rē"u-lu-zā'shun), [key]
1. the making or being made real of something imagined, planned, etc.
2. the result of such a process: The new church was the realization of a ten-year dream.
3. the act of realizing or the state of being realized.
4. an instance or result of realizing.
a. the act of realizing a figured bass.
b. a printed score of a realized figured bass.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.