Definition of modalization in US English:

modalization

(also modalisation)

noun

Logic Linguistics
  • The process of acquiring or imparting a modal quality; the fact of being modal.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Philosophical and Phenomenological Research. From modalize + -ation.

Pronunciation

modalization

/ˌməʊd(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃn/