-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 consideration and discussion of the reasons for and against a measure by a number of councillors (e.g. in a legislative assembly).
3. A slowness in action or movement; leisureliness.
2. The loss, deprivation, or removal of minerals or mineral salts from the body; especially, through disease, as with the loss of calcium from bones or teeth.
3. Excessive elimination of mineral or inorganic salts; as in, pulmonary tuberculosis, cancer, and osteomalacia.
2. Conclusive evidence; proof.
3. An illustration or explanation, as of a theory or product, by exemplification or practical application; conclusive proof.
4. A manifestation, as of one's feelings.
5. A public display of group opinion; a public show as a group for or against an issue, cause, or person; as by a rally or march: Ted and his friends attended the peace demonstrations.
6. A show of military force or readiness for combat.
2. The removal or deprivation of the rights and duties of a citizen: At some points of time, immigrants in the U.S. suffered under the measures of denaturalization.
2. A mentioning or specifying by name.
3. A characteristic or qualifying name given to a thing or class of things; that which anything is called; an appellation, designation, title.
4. A collection of individuals classed together under the same name; now almost always specifically, a religious sect or body having a common faith and organization, and designated by a distinctive name.
5. A unit of value, especially monetary value.