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Definition of "novelization" []

  • To convert (a true story, film, etc) into a novel (verb)
  • The writing of a novel based on fact; fictionalization. (noun)

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  • A text novel that is an adaptation of a story from a visual medium such as film. (noun)

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Use "novelization" in a sentence
  • "The second novelization is William Johnston's Get Smart!"
  • "Finding the path to that “ownership” when writing in another person’s universe, be it a tie-in or a novelization, is another matter entirely."
  • "Sometime afterward (yes, I'm being frustratingly vague about the dates, but that comes with having a crappy memory), I heard that Neil had actually written a six-part Neverwhere series for the BBC back in 1996, and that the book came later (it's been called a novelization of the series, but it's much more than that, as it expands and fully fleshes it out)."