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“Realization” or “Realisation”


Realization and realisation are both English terms.


Realization is predominantly used in 🇺🇸 American (US) English (en-US) while realisation is predominantly used in 🇬🇧 British English (used in UK/AU/NZ) (en-GB).

In terms of actual appearance and usage, here's a breakdown by country, with usage level out of 100 (if available) 👇:

Term US UK India Philippines Canada Australia Liberia Ireland New Zealand Jamaica Trinidad & Tobago Guyana
realization 80 21 40 98 59 17 0 28 19 100 100 0
realisation 20 79 60 2 41 83 0 72 81 0 0 0

  • In the United States, there is a preference for "realization" over "realisation" (80 to 20).
  • In the United Kingdom, there is a 79 to 21 preference for "realisation" over "realization".
  • In India, there is a 60 to 40 preference for "realisation" over "realization".
  • In the Philippines, there is a preference for "realization" over "realisation" (98 to 2).
  • In Canada, there is a preference for "realization" over "realisation" (59 to 41).
  • In Australia, there is a 83 to 17 preference for "realisation" over "realization".
  • In Liberia, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "realization" and "realisation".
  • In Ireland, there is a 72 to 28 preference for "realisation" over "realization".
  • In New Zealand, there is a 81 to 19 preference for "realisation" over "realization".
  • In Jamaica, there is a preference for "realization" over "realisation" (100 to 0).
  • In Trinidad & Tobago, there is a preference for "realization" over "realisation" (100 to 0).
  • In Guyana, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "realization" and "realisation".

Below, we provide some examples of when to use realization or realisation with sample sentences.


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Examples in Context

Examples of “realization”

  • US government "to make the realization of a human right to
  • a value intended, in the realization, with the value preferred, or
  • obligation (adhikāra) to bring about realization of knowledge.
  • is defined as an inner realization that functions to prevent ordinary
  • directional Radiation Pattern for whose Realization a second Mast was required.
  • Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization – LeafaAlternative Girls – Miyaka
  • of the in-between, and the realization that when our lives seem
  • the 1970s it started the realization of the first plants to
  • Upon this realization, Ibn made a personal vow
  • and killed Manheim, but his realization occurs in the middle of

Examples of “realisation”

  • This realisation or exegesis is very convincing,
  • properties soon after arrival and realisation of the task before them.
  • Maurice Wilkes (1913–2010) from the realisation that the Central Processing Unit
  • incident brings Arthur to the realisation that his natural instinct is
  • A full realisation of Montalembert's ambitious plans for
  • In Moray and Nairn the realisation is usually before in, for
  • a favorable opinion for the realisation of this section of highway.
  • it provided no means of realisation.
  • 1. the realisation of a service as a
  • crows, and Bill and her realisation of TARDIS and its ability

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