-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.

recusation
1. Refusal, protest against, object to.
2. In civil law, a species of exception or plea to the jurisdiction, to the effect that the particular judge is disqualified from hearing the cause by reason of a special interest, incompetence, or prejudice.
3. The challenge of jurors.
4. An act, of what nature soever it may be, by which a strange heir, by deeds or words, declares he will not be an heir.
redintegrate (verb), redintegrates; redintegrated; redintegrating
1. To restore to a state of wholeness, completeness or unity; to renew, re-establish, in a united or perfect state.
2. To become united again.
reduplication
reflation (s) (noun), reflations (pl)
1. The process of bringing an economy out of recession by increasing the amount of money in circulation within it.
2. Restoration of economic activity, consumer prices, etc., to higher levels by manipulating monetary policies.
reforestation, reafforestation
1. The restoration (replanting) of a forest that has been reduced by fire or by cutting.
2. To convert again into the forest; such as, a region or a section of a country.
reformation
refrigeration
1. The act or process of refrigerating or cooling a substance.
2. The state of being refrigerated.
3. The process of reducing the temperature; especially, the body temperature of patients and experimental animals.
refutation (s) (noun), refutations (pl)
The act of proving the falsity or error in a statement, a proposition, or an argument: Dr. Willard, the zoologist, presented a refutation that there are too many whales in the oceans and so there is no justification for killing them for food.
regelation
The action of freezing together again; specifically, the fusion of two pieces of ice, having moist surfaces, at a temperature above freezing-point.
regeneration
regermination (s), regerminations (pl) (nouns)
The process of sprouting or growing again: "The regerminations of plants involves the re-productions of buds or branches."
registration
regulation
regurgitation (s) (noun), regurgitations (pl)
1. A backward flow from the normal direction, as the return of swallowed food into the mouth or the process of something being thrown up or vomiting.
2. The backward flow of blood through a defective heart or cardiac valve, named for the affected valve, as in aortic regurgitation.

A backward flowing; for example, vomiting is a regurgitation of food from the stomach and a regurgitation of blood back into the heart when a heart valve is incompetent.

3. A remastication or re-rumination of food or thoroughly chewing again or repeatedly of food by ruminant or herbivorous animals; such as, cattle, sheep, deer, and camels.

A regurgitation is done by herbivorous animals that have four stomachs, a rumen, reticulum, omasum, and abomasum or true stomach.

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