-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.

speculation (s) (noun), speculations (pl)
spination (s) (noun), spinations (pl)
The occurrence, development, or arrangement of spines on an organism: The spination on a horned toad, common in the American desert regions, is exemplified by the sharp pointed barbs or needle-like spikes which cover its flattened body.
spinulation (s) (noun), spinulations (pl)
The formation of spinules or spines: Susan read in her biology book that spinulation occurred on the extremities or on the surface of a body of epicuticular rootage or origin.
The act of spitting; expectoration
1. The condition of being scaly.
2. The arrangement of the squamae, or scales, of an animal; such as, a fish.
A shaking, beating, pounding.
standardization (s) (noun), standardizations (pl)
1. The condition in which a norm or guideline has been set: The standardization of the size of envelopes in Germany is quite strict.
2. The establishment and imposition of a regulation: The standardization of tests in schools has both positive and negative aspects.
3. The act of adjusting the precision of a measuring instrument: The yearly standardization of the fire detectors in the building had to be checked in order to fulfil the requirements set by the insurance company.
staycation stay-cation, stacation, staykation; stay-at-home vacation
1. A vacation in which people stay home or visit places close to where they live.
2. A time in which an individual, or family stays, and relaxes at home; possibly taking day trips to local area attractions.
3. A portmanteau of "stay" (stay-at-home) and "vacation".
The act of manuring with dung; that is, spreading it around on a field as fertilizer for crops.
stigmatization (s) (noun), stigmatizations (pl)
The process or act of characterizing someone as being disgraceful or ignominious.
The process or act of exciting to produce some form of functional activity.
stipulation (s) (noun), stipulations (pl)
1. Something that expresses a demand, or an arrangement: There was a stipulation in the contract that the house would be completed no later than six months from the date of the signing of the agreement.
2. An agreement, usually on a procedural matter, between the attorneys for the two sides in a legal action: Some stipulations are oral, but the legal courts often require, or stipulate, that a stipulation must be put in writing, signed, and filed with a judge.
A condition, demand, or promise in agreement.
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An act or agreeing or insisting on something.
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