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


noun suffix

Definition of -ation for English Language Learners

  • : the action or process of doing something

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to criticize severely

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