/ree'euh leuh zay"sheuhn/ , n.
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.
[ 1605-15; réalisation, MF, equiv. to realis ( er ) to REALIZE + -ation -ATION ]