Definition of automatization in US English:

automatization

(British automatisation)

noun

  • See automatize

    • ‘They suggest that the automatization of cognitive skills is characterized by a reduction of the demands placed on cognitive resources and, in particular, on attentional and working memory capacities.’
    • ‘It may be, as Roman Jakobson believed, that its virtue lies in its power to protect us from ‘automatisation, from the rust threatening our formulae of love and hatred, of revolt and renunciation, of faith and negation’.’
    • ‘It is this process of automatization that explains the laws of our prose speech with its fragmentary phrases and half-articulated words.’

Pronunciation

automatization

/ôˌtämətiˈzāSHən/