Meaning of REALIZATION in English

REALIZATION

[UK and ANZ] usually -isation [noun] [C usually singular]The realization was dawning (= They were starting to realize) that this was a major disaster. [+ that clause]The novel revolves around the hero's growing realization of financial corruption.The realization that he would never see her again broke his heart. [+ that clause]The letter came as a sobering realisation (= showed him) that he could not depend on everyone's support. [+ that clause]

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.