动词过去式:materialized 过去分词:materialized 现在分词:materializing 第三人称单数:materializes 名词:materialization
1 become a reality; happen 成为现实; 实现; 发生
*Our plans did not materialize. 我们的计画未能实现.
* The threatened strike never materialized. 扬言要举行罢工, 却从未付诸行动.
2 take bodily form; become visible; appear 具体化; 实体化; 呈现; 出现
*He claimed that he could make ghosts materialize. 他声称他可以使鬼魂现身.
* (infml 口) He failed to materialize, ie did not come. 他并没有来.
to happen or appear in the way that you expected
Problems were expected, but they never materialized.
The money we had been promised failed to materialize .
to appear in an unexpected and strange way
The figure of a man suddenly materialized in the shadows.
>materialization [mə,tɪəriəlaɪ'zeɪʃən (US) -lə-/