-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.
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.
The outcome of the intranational elections in the country had international implications for trade and commerce.
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.
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.
2. Intolerance; refusal to tolerate others in their opinions or worship.
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.