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 History of this Word

"ise" is from "izein" spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.

"ation" is from "ation" spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"-ization" is a type of suffix


A word ending that indicates process or result. Created by people to show how words are used. Can be added to the end of many words.

Examples of how the word is used

-ization illustration The basis is the automatization of administrative processes.
-ization illustration Which is ultimately better, good characterization, or a good plot?