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  • adj. Alternative spelling of unrealized.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of persons; marked by failure to realize full potentialities


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  • Tower focuses on underlying profit because it removes short-term unrealised gains and losses that have to be booked on the bottom line under Australian accounting standards. | Top Stories

  • Apparently most men have, at some time and in some way, the consciousness of a capacity for God which is unfulfilled, of a relation to God unrealised, which is broken and resumed, or yet to be resumed.

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  • In a fluently sardonic diary, Simon Gray explained that one artistic director suggested his play's salvation would be in working out its "unrealised" themes.

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  • As the market prices of mortgage securities have fallen, banks have had to mark down their holdings, taking "unrealised" losses that erode their capital position.

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  • Most significantly, however, the friendship, suggesting a hitherto unrealised closeness between the police and News International, is itself threatening the perceived probity of the Metropolitan police and its commissioner, Sir Paul Stephenson.

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  • Other locations may be referenced or implied but until they are represented they are unrealised locales.

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  • While references to and implications of off-scene locations are not part of the layout, they effectively pencil in an exterior framing of (as yet?) unrealised locales; this is part of the milieu.

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  • Nor will the fecund millions in the slums and labour-ghettos, who to-day die of all the ills due to chronic underfeeding and overcrowding, and who die with their fecundity largely unrealised, die in that future day when the increased food-getting efficiency of socialism will give them all they want to eat.


  • The beauty of the play is that the action stems from the rhythms of work yet behind the frenzy lurks an awareness of life's unrealised potential.

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  • In fact failure and loss is central to Lincoln's project, and this show focuses on his print publications, a film, and models detailing unrealised works.

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