-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. Thoughtful observation or study.
3. Meditation on spiritual matters; especially, as a form of devotion.
4. Intention or expectation: "They sought further information in contemplation of which college, or university, to attend."
2. A dispute where there is strong disagreement.
3. The controversy, debate, strife, or dispute that takes place between people; such as, with politicians.
The continuation of the trial was scheduled for two weeks after the judge ordered a continuance for health reasons.
Sometimes X-rays in pregnancy are relatively contraindicated, because of concern for the developing fetus; unless the X-rays are absolutely necessary.
2. The arranging, or calling together, of a formal meeting: A convocation was decided upon so that the heads of the language departments could decide about the use of the funds which were appropriated to them from the state.
3. Etymology: from Latin convocationem, from convocare, "to call together"; from com-, "together" + vocare, "to call"; from vox, "voice".
2. Etymology: from Latin coordinationem, from Latin coordinare, "to set in order, to arrange"; from com-. "together" + ordinatio, "arrangement".
2. The ceremony of installing a new monarch.
2. A large company, or group of companies, which are authorized to act individually: Ralph worked for a group of corporations that are involved in the sales of cell phones for communications that people can use at their homes and where ever they go away from their residences.