-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.

In medicine, protection provided by inoculation with an antiserum or with a vaccine.
penalization (s) (noun), penalizations (pl)
Punishment; the action of punishing: Tommy had to undergo penalization, or detension, by staying in school after the last period because of very bad behavior.
The ability of a particular radio frequency to pass through non-metallic materials.

Low-frequency systems have better penetration than UHF systems.

perambulation (s) (noun), perambulations (pl)
1. A walk around a territory (a parish or manor or forrest etc.) in order to officially assert and record its boundaries.
2. A leisurely walk (usually in some public place).
perflation (s) (noun), perflations (pl)
The act of blowing air into a cavity or canal: Perflation is necessary to expand the walls of the nose in order to expel any secretions that have collected there.
1. The act of boring or piercing through a part.
2. A hole made through a part or substance.
3. The act of punching a hole; especially, a row of holes as for ease of separation.
4. A line of small holes for tearing at a particular place.
permutation (s) (noun), permutations (pl)
1. Concurrent or mutual changes or transformations: The ancient alchemist was convinced that it was possible to have a permutation of iron into gold.
2. An arrangement of something in different groupings: The permutations of the letters a, b, and c are abc, acb, bac, bca, cab, and cba.
A reference to a complete change in character, condition, etc.
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The action of passing or spending the night; especially, in ecclesiastical use, spending the night in prayer; an all-night vigil.
The concluding part of a speech or discourse, in which the speaker or writer recapitulates the principal points and urges them with greater earnestness and force.
The act of committing a crime.
perpetuation (s) (noun), perpetuations (pl)
1. The act of prolonging something or to cause it to last indefinitely.
2. The act of preserving from extinction through an endless existence or for an indefinite period of time; a continuance.
personation (s) (noun), personations (pl)
1. A situation when a person plays the part of a character in a play or drama.
2. A term which is used in law for the specific kind of voter fraud when an individual chooses candidates in an election while pretending to be another elector who has the right to fill in the ballot.
personification (s) (noun), personifications (pl)
1. The regarding of human characteristics, emotions, and intentions to nonhuman entities or objects: Joe heard someone refer to the sun as "he" and the moon as "she".
2. A creature imagined as representing a thing or an idea: Satan is the personification of evil.