-ation

See also: -âtion

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EtymologyEdit

From the Latin suffix -ātiō, an alternative form of -tiō (from whence -tion).

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-ation

  1. An action or process - e.g. hibernation.
  2. The result of an action or process - e.g. accumulation.
  3. A state or quality - e.g. exhilaration.

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French -ation, from Latin -ātiō.

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-ation

  1. -ation

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-ation

  1. -ation

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-ation

  1. -ation
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