Definition of suffixation in English:

suffixation

noun

  • See suffix

    • ‘Let's try to curb our clever suffixations of the cosmopolitan ‘y.’’
    • ‘The use of pseudowords in addition to real words allowed us to assess suffixation without support of lexical knowledge.’
    • ‘As noted in the box, the suffixation of -ence to verbs terminating in -fer occasions a change in stress location (prefér:préference).’
    • ‘But what is of particular interest here is that the suffixation of -ngurra to the verb of the second clause in has the effect of switching function, namely, from pivot to pivot in to non-pivot to pivot in.’
    • ‘English has alternative suffixations -al and -ial.’

Pronunciation

suffixation

/sʌfɪkˈseɪʃ(ə)n/