-ation, -ization (-iz[e] + -ation); -isation (British spelling variation)

(Greek > Latin: a suffix; action, act, process, state, or condition; or result of doing something)

Although there are over 1,450 word entries ending with -ation or -ization listed in this unit, there are certainly many more which exist in the English language. At any rate, this unit provides a significant number of -ation and -ization examples for you to see.

interlunation (s) (noun), interlunations (pl)
The period of time between the old and the new moon.
international (adjective), more international, most international
1. Relating to, or involving two or more countries: An international commission or an international cooperation are two examples Joan found in her dictionary regarding this adjective.
2. A reference to extending across or transcending the boundaries of nations: The tennis champion had international fame.

The adjective international mostly pertains to something such as a company, a language, or an organization that involves more than a single country.

international, intranational
international (in" tuhr NASH uh nuhl, in" tuhr NASH nuhl) (adjective)
Relating to or consisting of two or more independent countries: Virginia went to school to study international commerce.
intranational (in" truh NASH uh nuhl; in" truh NASH nuhl) (adjective)
Relating to something which exists or occurs within the boundaries of a single country, rather than involving different sovereign states: Voting for the President of the United States is an intranational event and so participation by other nations is not permitted.

The outcome of the intranational elections in the country had international implications for trade and commerce.

interrogation (s) (noun), interrogations (pl)
1. The act or process of questioning someone closely, often in an aggressive manner: The convicted murderer was under interrogation by the police detectives who were trying to determine what he did with the body of the victim.

Interrogations come in different settings and styles; such as, questionings, investigations, cross-examinations, or just simple inquiries.

2. A transmission of a signal to a computer, or the transmission of a signal to a device or computer program that triggers a response: The computer programmer was developing the interrogations that would provide the signals which would enhance the use of computers for users.
intimation (s) (in" tuh MAY shuhn) (noun), intimations (pl)
1. An obscure or indirect suggestion or notice: Some intimations speak more strongly than words.
2. A declaration or remark communicating imperfect information: Patricia's friend left her without giving any previous intimation that he would never see her again.

Jerome said he wasn't given any intimation as to what he should do during the meeting.

1. Lacking tolerance; a refusal to tolerate a difference of opinion.
2. Intolerance; refusal to tolerate others in their opinions or worship.
1. In Church Music. The opening phrase of a plain-song melody, preceding the Reciting-note, and usually sung either by the priest alone, or by one or a few of the choristers; the recitation of this.
2. The action of intoning, or reciting in a singing voice: esp. the musical recitation of psalms, prayers, etc. in a liturgy, usually in monotone.
3. The utterance or production (by the voice, or an instrument, etc.) of musical tones: in reference to manner or style; especially, to exactitude of pitch or relation to the key or harmony.
4. A fixed intonation, consists of instruments; such as, keyboard instruments, in which the pitch of each note is fixed, not variable at the will of the performer.
5. A manner of utterance of the tones of the voice in speaking; modulation of the voice; accent.
Relating to intonation; intonationally, in an intonational manner.
intoxication (s) (noun), intoxications (pl)