emp·​tion | \ ˈem(p)shən \
plural -s

Definition of emption

1 : the act of buying : purchase relieved both of the emption of stuffs and of the payment of tailors and property-makers— E. K. Chambers

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Other Words from emption

emptional \ -​shənᵊl \ adjective

History and Etymology for emption

Latin emption-, emptio, from emptus (past participle of emere to buy) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Emption.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emption. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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