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illumination

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French illumination, from Latin illuminatio

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

illumination (plural illuminations)

  1. The act of illuminating, or supplying with light; the state of being illuminated.
  2. Festive decoration of houses or buildings with lights.
  3. Adornment of books and manuscripts with colored illustrations. See illuminate (transitive verb).

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FrenchEdit

French Wikipedia has an article on:

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin illuminatio, illuminationem.

NounEdit

illumination f (plural illuminations)

  1. enlightenment (philosophy and psychology related to achieving clarity of perception, reason and knowledge)
  2. illumination, lighting

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