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Association is a process of the form $$\ce{nS<=>S_n}$$ Is dimerization refering to only the special case $n=2$ or is it synonymous for $n\in\mathbb{N}$?

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    $\begingroup$ Look at the definition of the prefix di- $\endgroup$ – MaxW Mar 10 '20 at 17:41
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Yes, it is the process of forming a dimer, and so n is specifically 2. See for instance:

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