Meaning of italicization in English:

italicization

(British italicisation)

Pronunciation /ɪtalɪsʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

See italicize

‘The italicisation of quotations is in the original.’
  • ‘One of the several accepted uses of italicisation in a text is to signal that a word or phrase is foreign.’
  • ‘In case it is impossible to use italicisation one may underline the italicised parts of the examples above.’
  • ‘The normal convention of italicisation of journal names and book titles should be adopted.’
  • ‘Again, the italicization of the word highlights its peculiarity.’