Meaning of “materialize” in the English Dictionary

"materialize" in British English

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materializeverb [ I ]

UK usually materialise uk /məˈtɪə.ri.ə.laɪz/ us /məˈtɪr.i.ə.laɪz/
materialization
noun [ C or U ] UK usually materialisation uk /məˌtɪə.ri.ə.laɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us /məˌtɪr.i.ə.ləˈzeɪ.ʃən/

(Definition of “materialize” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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materializeverb [ I ]

us /məˈtɪr·i·əˌlɑɪz/

(of ideas and wishes) to become real or true:

Her hopes of owning her own restaurant never materialized.

If a person or object materializes, it appears suddenly:

They listened to the footsteps, then watched the figure materialize in the doorway.

(Definition of “materialize” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)