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Noun: stabilization  ,stey-bu-lu'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,stey-bu-lI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. The act of stabilizing something or making it more stable
    "he worked for price stabilization for farm products"; "wage stabilization is necessary for industrial peace"; "stabilization means that the product can be handled under atmospheric conditions";
    - stabilisation [Brit]
  2. The act of making something (as a vessel or aircraft) less likely to overturn
    - stabilisation [Brit]

Derived forms: stabilizations

Type of: improvement, normalisation [Brit], normalization, standardisation [Brit], standardization

Antonym: destabilization

Encyclopedia: Stabilization