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Latin aversation-, aversatio, from aversatus (past participle of aversari to turn away, from aversus) + -ion-, -io -ion
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“Aversation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aversation. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.
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