Definition of routinization in US English:

routinization

noun

  • See routinize

    • ‘Weber saw routinization and mechanization as ultimately destructive, that is, as eroding the spirit and capacity for spontaneous action.’
    • ‘It also refers to the routinization of ways in which environmentalism is incorporated in a variety of social interactions.’
    • ‘Its vast increase in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and its routinization in the eighteenth occurred in tandem with the growth of the state and the economy.’
    • ‘Clearly distinguishing the weekend from the week suggests both a routinisation of time and a contrast between work time and leisure.’
    • ‘The schedule of start times is essential to the routinisation of filmgoing.’

Pronunciation

routinization

/-ˌtēnəˈzāSHən/