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predication

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noun pred·i·ca·tion \ˌpre-də-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of predication

  1. 1 archaic a :  an act of proclaiming or preaching b :  sermon

  2. 2 :  an act or instance of predicating: as a :  the expression of action, state, or quality by a grammatical predicate b :  the logical affirmation of something about another; especially :  assignment of something to a class



Origin and Etymology of predication

Middle English predicacion, from Anglo-French predicaciun, from Latin praedication-, praedicatio, from praedicare


First Known Use: 14th century


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