-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. The process or an instance of adding certain marks; such as, question marks, commas, semicolons, colons, question marks, exclamation marks, quotation marks, parentheses, brackets, apostrophes, and asterisks to groups of written words: The use of punctuations provides tools to indicate pauses, quotations, and to clarify meanings or inflections (changes in the basic forms of words; such as, to show tenses, singulars and plurals, etc.):
2. The making of someone to be ceremonially clean: The priest invited his parishioners to participate in a ritual bath for the purification of their souls.
2. Breaking out into pustules.
2. The process of dividing or spreading out into branches.
3. Collectively, the branches of trees.
2. A reasoned train of thought which is rational, valid, and exact: When asked to explain why he invested so much in the company, Larry said he used all kinds of ratiocinations before he committed himself to get involved with the newly formed business.
3. Etymology: from Latin ratiocincationem and ratiocincatio, "a reasoning", from ratiocincatu, the past participle of ratiocinare, "to calculate, to deliberate"; from ratio, "reckoning, calculation, business affair, procedure" + -cinari, which probably is related to conari, "to try".
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2. Legally: An agreement that a debtor and a creditor enter into after a debtor has filed for bankruptcy, in which the debtor agrees to repay all or part of an existing debt after the bankruptcy case is over.
For instance, a debtor might make a reaffirmation agreement with the holder of a car note that the debtor can keep the car and must continue to pay the debt after bankruptcy.
Related words for this meaning of realization: knowledge, understanding, information, experience, expertise.2. The process of achieving something that someone has planned or hoped for, or the moment when this happens.
3. The act of realizing or the condition of being realized.
4. Coming to understand something clearly and distinctly.