-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 act of blowing something up (the act of filling with air), or the condition of being expanded.
3. A condition of being puffed up with pride or a lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity.
4. Etymology: from Latin inflationem, inflatio, a noun of action from inflare, "to blow into, to puff up", from in-, "into" + flare, "to blow".
The monetary sense of "enlargement of prices" (originally by an increase in the amount of money in circulation) was first recorded 1838 in American English.
2. A reference to the rate at which the general level of prices for goods and services continues to make it harder for people to maintain their physical survival.
2. Knowledge of specific events or situations that has been gathered or received by communication; intelligence or news.
3. A collection of facts or data; such as, statistical information.
4. The act of informing or the condition of being informed; the communication of knowledge.
5. Computer Science: processed, stored, or transmitted data.
2. A preparation to be inhaled in the form of vapor.
2. A new invention or a new way of doing anything: Before the innovation of computers, people used simple manual or electric typewriters to write their documents.
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2. Introduction of material (usually a vaccine) into the tissues.
3. A mode of entry of bacteria into the body.
4. The act or an instance of inoculating, especially the introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.
5. Informal, a preemptive advertising tactic in which one party attempts to foresee and neutralize potentially damaging criticism from another party by being the first to confront troublesome issues.
6. Etymology: from Latin inoculare, "to engraft an eye, or a bud, from one tree into another one, to implant"; from in-, "in" + oculare, "to furnish with eyes", from oculus, "eye, bud".