Definition of vitalization in US English:

vitalization

(British vitalisation)

noun

  • See vitalize

    • ‘However, since little happened in the vitalization of a moribund and hidebound university in the 1920s, more active steps need to be taken to restore the university to a leading role in a national culture.’
    • ‘It is not itself, unlike Aristotle's ‘soul’, a principle of vitalization.’
    • ‘As part of their efforts to encourage community vitalization, several study groups organized community-produced dramas.’
    • ‘We were brought up to husband Nature, to accept its uncertainties and to extend our being into human communities for subsistence and vitalisation.’

Pronunciation

vitalization

/ˌvītl-əˈzāSHən/