-ization


a combination of -ize and -ation: civilization.

Nearby words

  1. -itol,
  2. -ity,
  3. -ium,
  4. -ive,
  5. -ivus,
  6. -ize,
  7. -ji,
  8. -kin,
  9. -kinesia,
  10. -kinesis

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Word Origin and History for -ization

-ization

suffix forming nouns of action, process, or state; see -ize + -ation.

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