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  • verb Present participle of materialise.


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  • After contractions of 4.0 percent for the 16 countries that share the euro currency and 4.1 percent across the EU in 2009, recovery is "materialising" but "still fragile," said the bloc's economic and monetary affairs overlord Olli Rehn.

    EU News eub2 2010

  • Yes, the above is Kuma's human form that developed within the hollow shell during a series of events that lead to his human self 'materialising'. Antenna 2009

  • These are no different to the circles mankind has been perceiving and materialising here on the earth for thousands of years, as stone circles, rock art and all manner of mysterious artefacts.

    Name Stargate | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles 2009

  • Despite this, Fathom believes the austerity package should still be implemented – even in the event of the downside risk materialising.

    Forecaster backs UK austerity drive despite slowdown 2011

  • The very last one has the Tardis materialising on H.M.S. Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar, and the Doctor for some reason deciding that he must prevent Nelson's death (he fails).

    January Books 17) The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams nwhyte 2010

  • November in EastEnders brought with it The Fall Of The House Of Branning, the definitive doof-doof moment arriving with the unexpected return of errant alpha-git Max, materialising unbidden in troubled Tanya's living room doorway with a face like the last tangerine in the fruit bowl.

    World of Lather 2011

  • But it was noticeable, before England scored their second goal, that Eriksen had continued to create alarm, turning Johnson with flamboyant ease on the left before materialising on the right with a backheel that put Dennis Rommedahl in for a shot from close range.

    Jack Wilshere lives up to the hype in a short but sweet England start | Richard Williams 2011

  • The ‘scientific’ basis for it is de-materialising day by day, leaving merely the sulphurous stink of intellectual fraud on an epic scale.

    By the waters of denial they sit and weep... 2010

  • The ‘scientific’ basis for it is de-materialising day by day, leaving merely the sulphurous stink of intellectual fraud on an epic scale.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with... 2010

  • She doesn't seem real, materialising right in front of us and seemingly speaking in riddles.

    Archive 2010-07-01 Glenn Dunks 2010


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