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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of actualise.


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  • Here the elusiveness of woman is more than merely the boyish construction of bewildered men: it is actual, political, just as the uses and limitations of male practicality are actualised by the estate agent's job.

    Pulse by Julian Barnes - review

  • Yet, throughout the last 100 days, I am still seeing very little of his team's potential being actualised.

    Global Voices in English » Malaysia: Prime Minister marks 100 days in office

  • Today's enemies of Israel and quasi-Nazis, however, have not soberly thought through what the consequences would be for themselves were their scenario for Israel ever to be actualised.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Yes, but of course, we in this country have sadly gone from the halycon days of having governments and elected *cough* Prime Ministers who actually had some scruples concerning freedom of the individual to the government of the day, beholden as it is to a terrifying communitarian ideology whose only logical outcome, becoming actualised more and more every day, is an absolute socialist nightmare.

    Information Sharing Orders

  • This is an actualised or unactualised event that occurs at a slightly different time or in a slightly different manner from the given event.

    My Shasta Daisy

  • A corollary of his position on the survival of the soul-intellect in the afterlife through its perfection is the recognition that some intellects that remain potential and un-actualised have no afterlife.

    Mulla Sadra

  • And we all know why a well-disciplined, focused, hard-working, Princeton and Harvard educated, dedicated and successful wife and mother, fully living out much-touted but rarely actualised, REAL FAMILY VALUES would be such a target -

    Harold Pollack: Why Does Michelle Obama Drive People Crazy?

  • It acquires the practical and then the theoretical intellect to the limit of being an actualised intellect and finally the Active Intellect (Mulla Sadra 1981: 131-2).

    Mulla Sadra

  • The Policy Institute should be actualised as a matter of utmost priority in the run-up to the Centenary.


  • It is imaginary because it is sometimes actualised purely based on perception.

    The anatomy of capital and the National Democratic Revolution


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