Meaning of “dramatize” - Learner’s Dictionary

dramatize

verb [ T ] ( also UK -ise) uk us /ˈdræmətaɪz/
SEEM EXCITING

to make an event or situation seem more exciting than it really is:

The media tends to dramatize things.
STORY

to change a story so that it can be performed as a play

dramatization uk us /ˌdræmətaɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun [ C, U ]

(Definition of “dramatize” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)