enumeration

See also: énumération

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From Middle French énumération.

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enumeration (plural enumerations)

  1. The act of enumerating, making separate mention, or recounting.
    Synonyms: numbering, telling; see also Thesaurus:counting
  2. A detailed account, in which each thing is specially noticed.
  3. A recapitulation, in the peroration, of the heads of an argument.
  4. (programming) A data type that allows variables to have any of a predefined set of values.
    Synonym: enum
    • 2010, Robert W. Sebesta, Concepts of Programming Languages, Addison-Wesley Longman, page 261:
      In Ada, enumeration literals are allowed to appear in more than one declaration in the same referencing environment.

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