an·​a·​ly·​za·​tion | \ ˌa-nə-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce analyzation (audio) \
plural analyzations

Definition of analyzation

: the act or an instance of analyzing something : a result of analyzing something : analysis The system has also allowed for data collection and analyzation— Julia Werth The T-shirt she wore was sent to forensics for analyzation.— Leigh Egan Why the new logo change? We don't know, but you can read an analyzation of the Warcraft logo change below.— Germain Lussier … books like Gone Girl, Big Little Lies and Sharp Objects … have led to pop culture obsessions, analyzations, and endless dissections.— Kerri Jarema

Usage of Analyzation

Although the word analyzation has existed since the 18th century and is regularly formed from the verb analyze, it is much more rarely used than its more familiar synonym analysis.

First Known Use of analyzation

1698, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for analyzation

see analysis

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“Analyzation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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