-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. Official approval or sanction.
3. Obsolete: conclusive proof.
2. In chemistry, the formation of a complex that contains water by replacement of other coordinated groups in the complex.
2. The process by which a tree is the "reincarnation" of a human.
2. The appearance or figure of a tree or plant, as in minerals or fossils; a dendrite.
3. The formation of a treelike shape or arrangement.
4. A branching pattern in the termination of a nerve fiber, as of an axon in a central tract, the axon of a free nerve ending in subcutaneous tissue, or a motoneuron in a muscle.
2. The unjust assumption of rights, or privileges, to something of which a person does not have rights for or privileges to: The arrogations of the French aristocracy are said to have helped lead to the French Revolution.