The act or process of literalizing.

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  • Literalization — Lit er*al*i*za tion (l[i^]t [ e]r*al*[i^]*z[=a] sh[u^]n), n. The act of literalizing; reduction to a literal meaning. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • literalization — noun see literalize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • literalize — literalization, n. literalizer, n. /lit euhr euh luyz /, v.t., literalized, literalizing. to make literal; interpret literally. Also, esp. Brit., literalise. [1820 30; LITERAL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • literalize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1826 to make literal • literalization noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • literalize — [lit′ər əl īz΄] vt. literalized, literalizing 1. to make (a translation, etc.) literal 2. to interpret according to the literal sense literalization n …   English World dictionary

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