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noun suffix

Simple Definition of -ation

  • : the action or process of doing something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of -ation

  1. :  action or process <flirtation> :  something connected with an action or process <discoloration>

Origin and Etymology of -ation

Latin -ation-, -atio, from -a-, stem vowel of 1st conjunction + -tion-, -tio, noun suffix

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