noun con·sta·ta·tion \ˌkänztəˈtāshən, -n(t)stəˈ-\

Definition of constatation



  1. :  basic assumption :  assertion the mere constatation that a century and a half ago the family counted for much more than it does now — F. R. Leavis

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Origin and Etymology of constatation

French, from constater + -ation

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a trip made at another's expense

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