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dramatize

verb [T] (THEATRE) (UK usually dramatise)     /ˈdræm.ə.taɪz/
When writers dramatize books , stories , poems , etc., they write them again in a form that can be performed .Theatre - general wordsCasting, roles and scripts dramatization (UK usually dramatisation)     /ˌdræm.ə.taɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌdræm.ə.t̬əˈ-/ noun [C] a dramatization of a novel Casting, roles and scripts
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