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English definition of “fictionalized”

fictionalized

adjective [not gradable]    /ˈfɪk·ʃə·nəlˌɑɪzd/
(of a story ) based on a real event or character but with imaginary details added or some facts changed : This is the fictionalized story of the American painter James McNeill Whistler.
(Definition of fictionalized adjective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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