Definition of amotion
1a : removal of a specified object from a place or position b : ousting; specifically : removal of a corporate officer from office —distinguished from disfranchisement
2 : deprivation of possession of property
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Origin and Etymology of amotion
Latin amotion-, amotio removal, from amotus (past participle of amovēre to remove) + -ion-, -io -ion
First Known Use: 1641See Words from the same year
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