Meaning of REALIZATION in English
( BrE also -isation ) noun
▪ dawning , growing
▪ gradual , slow
▪ awful , grim , horrible , painful , stark , terrible
VERB + REALIZATION
▪ come to
He came to the ~ that he would never make a good teacher.
REALIZATION + VERB
▪ come (to sb) , dawn (on sb) , hit sb , sink in , strike sb
The ~ that the murderer must have been a close friend came as a shock.
We saw the terrible ~ of what she'd done dawn on her face.
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012