emption

noun emp·tion \ˈem(p)shən\

Definition of emption

plural

-s

  1. 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

  2. 2 :  right of emption

emptional

\-shənəl\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of emption

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


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