-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. An instance of lauding; tribute; encomium (a formal expression of high praise; a eulogy): "An encomium by the President greeted the returning military hero."
2. The process of lavage; ablution.
3. The work of cleansing (usually with soap and water).
2. The enactments of a legislator or legislature; the whole body of enacted laws.
2. The raising of a body in the air by what seems to be supernatural means: The entertainer presented the levitation of a very large man during the TV presentation.