-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 state of having something restored to its former good condition.
There is no reparation George can make for breaking the priceless statue that he accidently bumped into at the museum.2. The renewal of friendship or reconciliation: Mary's apology was the first step in the reparation of her relations with her sister.
3. The compensation for war damages that is produced by a defeated country: Reparations had to be paid because of the damage, injuries, deaths, etc. that were caused by the country that lost the war.
2. The act of furnishing with a new population.
2. Strong condemnation or disapproval of somebody or something.
2. Something that has been published again; a fresh publication (as of a literary work).
2. Public authorities who will not acknowledge the legality of payments for a contract or public debt when they consider it wrong: The repudiations for the cost of the new city street in front of city hall have been delayed until authorities have fully determined if the charges are valid.
2. The general estimation, or regard, that the public has for a person.
3. The state of being held in high esteem and honor by others.
4. The generally accepted estimation of someone, or something, as having particular qualities or attributes.
5. A favorable and publicly recognized name or standing for merit, achievement, reliability, etc.