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fictionalize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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fictionalizefic‧tion‧al‧ize (also fictionalise British English) /ˈfɪkʃənəlaɪz/ verb [transitive]  ASTORYto make a film or story about a real event, changing some details and adding some imaginary characters a fictionalized account of his life in Berlin
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fictionalizeThe books fictionalize a fundamentalist reading of the New Testament's contentious Book of Revelation.Choosing to fictionalize a true story gives her a lot of liberties, and she takes every last one."Zoot Suit" is Valdez's fictionalized version of a famous murder case.
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Verb table
fictionalize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfictionalize
he, she, itfictionalizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfictionalized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave fictionalized
he, she, ithas fictionalized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad fictionalized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill fictionalize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have fictionalized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam fictionalizing
he, she, itis fictionalizing
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you, we, theyare fictionalizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas fictionalizing
you, we, theywere fictionalizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been fictionalizing
he, she, ithas been fictionalizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been fictionalizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be fictionalizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been fictionalizing
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