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nominal +‎ -ization

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nominalization (countable and uncountable, plural nominalizations) (American, Oxford British English)

  1. (linguistics) The use of a word which is not a noun (e.g. a verb or adjective) as a noun, with or without morphological transformation, so that the word can now act as the head of a noun phrase.

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