-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 arrangement of the squamae, or scales, of an animal; such as, a fish.
2. The establishment and imposition of a regulation: The standardization of tests in schools has both positive and negative aspects.
3. The act of adjusting the precision of a measuring instrument: The yearly standardization of the fire detectors in the building had to be checked in order to fulfil the requirements made by the insurance company.
2. A time in which an individual, or family stays, and relaxes at home; possibly taking day trips to local area attractions.
3. A portmanteau of "stay" (stay-at-home) and "vacation".
2. An agreement, usually on a procedural matter, between the attorneys for the two sides in a legal action: Some stipulations are oral, but the legal courts often require, or stipulate, that a stipulation must be put in writing, signed, and filed with a judge.