From Middle English combinacioun, combynacyoun, from Old French combination, from Late Latin combīnātiō. Morphologically combine + -ation
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /kɒmbɪˈneɪʃən/
- (General American) IPA(key): /kɑmbɪˈneɪʃən/
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- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
combination (countable and uncountable, plural combinations)
- The act of combining, the state of being combined or the result of combining.
- These guidelines should be followed in combination with those given last week.
- She took a dangerous combination of alcohol and heroin.
- An object formed by combining.
- A sequence of numbers or letters used to open a combination lock.
- The combination to their safe was the date of birth of their first child.
- (mathematics) One or more elements selected from a set without regard to the order of selection.
- An association or alliance of people for some common purpose.
- (billiards) A combination shot; a billiard; a shot where the cue ball hits a ball that strikes another ball on the table.
- A motorcycle and sidecar.
- A rapid sequence of punches or strikes in boxing or other combat sports.
- (act of combining): division, separation
- (mathematics): permutation
- affine combination
- combination car
- combination fried rice
- combination lock
- combination pedal
- combination pliers
- combination product
- combination room
- combination salad
- combination sandwich
- combination tone
- convex combination
- exhausted combination
- linear combination
- Ritz's combination principle
- Rydberg-Ritz combination principle
act of combining
an object formed by combining
sequence of numbers or letters for a combination lock
one or more elements selected without regard of the order
motorcycle and sidecar
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