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“Realized” or “Realised”


Realized and realised are both English terms.


Realized is predominantly used in 🇺🇸 American English (en-US) while realised is predominantly used in 🇬🇧 British English (en-GB). 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
realized 93 19 46 97 84 24 0 26 31 77 66 0
realised 7 81 54 3 16 76 0 74 69 23 34 0
  • In the United States, there is a preference for "realized" over "realised" (93 to 7).
  • In the United Kingdom, there is a 81 to 19 preference for "realised" over "realized".
  • In India, there is a 54 to 46 preference for "realised" over "realized".
  • In the Philippines, there is a preference for "realized" over "realised" (97 to 3).
  • In Canada, there is a preference for "realized" over "realised" (84 to 16).
  • In Australia, there is a 76 to 24 preference for "realised" over "realized".
  • In Liberia, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "realized" and "realised".
  • In Ireland, there is a 74 to 26 preference for "realised" over "realized".
  • In New Zealand, there is a 69 to 31 preference for "realised" over "realized".
  • In Jamaica, there is a preference for "realized" over "realised" (77 to 23).
  • In Trinidad & Tobago, there is a preference for "realized" over "realised" (66 to 34).
  • In Guyana, there is not enough data to determine a preference between "realized" and "realised".

Below, we provide some examples of when to use realized or realised with sample sentences.


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Examples in Context

Examples of “realized”

  • Tony enter (Mrs. Hardcastle having realized where she is).
  • competed in Miss Earth 2005, realized in Manila, Philippines.
  • same location, before race officials realized that sparks and debris from
  • importance of DHT was not realized until the early 1960s, when
  • landscape to create a fully realized scene.
  • the winner just as Zita realized she had the needed number
  • move was the Franco-British alliance realized in the Dunkirk Treaty in
  • distinguish them, they are typically realized as , though in parts
  • Margo, at that point, had realized Casey truly loved Emily, and
  • concept that would later be realized as the Beauty and the

Examples of “realised”

  • a "Thomas" who he later realised, upon seeing the deceased Thomas
  • Spinoza, however, realised that there may be other
  • as well; this was then realised by ordinance of the Senate
  • his first child that he realised that he was dyslexic.
  • She then realised that the amount she received
  • the project was not fully realised until after Kūkai's death in
  • They quickly realised, however, that this went too
  • He realised that he had lost his
  • she tells how she has realised that Nazorkoff was in fact
  • or a' representing L-vocalisation, are realised , rather than or as

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