Pronunciation: (rē"u-lu-zā'shun),[key] —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.
5. Music. a. the act of realizing a figured bass.
b. a printed score of a realized figured bass.