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- -isation (non-Oxford British spelling)
- 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, p. 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