from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of verbalizing, or the state of being verbalized. Also spelled verbalisatian.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of verbalizing, or the state of being verbalized.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An instance of verbalizing.

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

  • noun the activity of expressing something in words
  • noun the words that are spoken in the activity of verbalization


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verbalize +‎ -ation


  • There the offender in such cases is subjected to a process known as 'verbalization' -- that is, his name, address, age, and all particulars of the offence are noted by the police; and he is thereupon informed that he will be called upon to give an account of himself later.

    Dutch Life in Town and Country

  • The Arablers have no language at all; once introduce them to the idea of verbalization and their wings are clipped.


  • "The presence of the archaic slang verbalization 'what's up' appears to indicate that they cared about the immediate welfare of others in their closely knit community, much as we do today."

    The Onion

  • WISE is an intense, eight-week training period that includes learning basic safety and stress management tips, as well as physical self-defense, such as verbalization skills and escape and striking techniques.


  • 'verbalization' as applied to common misdemeanours.

    Dutch Life in Town and Country

  • But I still practice for each presentation, using a technique that I recommend to every client I've ever coached: verbalization.

    Practice Makes for a Perfect Presentation

  • You've got to give him the terminology first so that he has the understanding and there is nothing he is confused with from a verbalization standpoint.

    Rangers' Tough Guy Arrested in California

  • Some of us can remember an Air Force that had no use for inane verbalization because we knew what we were all about.

    Phony Veterans and POW's - Article Index

  • At the highest level in Zen, its wisdom surpasses the intellect, for its accomplishment depends not on verbalization and speculation but on direct experience, and the highest attainment is the direct experience of enlightenment, called variously by different people because of historical, linguistic, cultural and other differences, such as return to God or unity with the Divine.

    The Transformative Powers of Kung Fu

  • It has great potential to become a widely used important resource for situations when numeric data is needed rather than deep thoughts and verbalization, but it is not there yet, it is not a finished work that would only need updates with fresh, current data.

    Dr. Peter Jacso Reviews Wolfram Alpha in His Final Review « ResourceShelf


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