- -isation (non-Oxford British spelling)
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /-ˌaɪˈzeɪʃn̩/, /-əˈzeɪʃn̩/
- (General American) IPA(key): /-əˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/, /-ˌaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
- Hyphenation: -iz‧at‧ion
- A suffix forming nouns denoting the act, process, or result of doing something, or of making something.
- 2012, Susanna Rostas, Carrying the Word: The Concheros Dance in Mexico City, page 218:
- The Mexica do not sing alabanzas, thus any recent Mexica-ization, or rather Aztecization, of existing alabanzas (or the newly written) is the result of the Concheros' increased interest in the Aztec past and their desire to celebrate it.
- 2010, David Jenkins, Suharto and His Generals: Indonesian Military Politics, 1975-1983, page 201:
- In the view of such officers as Dharsono, the disproportionate number of Siliwangi officers was both a result of, and a protest against, a “de-Siliwangi-ization” process instigated by Suharto.
- 2003, Kevin Featherstone; Claudio Maria Radaelli, The Politics of Europeanization, page 27:
- The chapter covers the domestic impact of the public policy of the European Union (EU), hence one could use the term 'EU-ization’ in this context.
- Most words ending in -ization are either formed from adding -ation to a word ending in -ize, or borrowed from another language (usually French or Latin).
- See also the usage notes about -ise.
act, process, or result of doing something