-ation

noun suffix

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 conjugation + -tion-, -tio, noun suffix


-ATION Defined for English Language Learners

-ation

noun suffix

Definition of -ation for English Language Learners

  • : the action or process of doing something


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