implementation

noun im·ple·men·ta·tion \ ˌim-plə-mən-ˈtā-shən , -ˌmen- \

Definition of implementation

plural implementations
: an act or instance of implementing something : the process of making something active or effective
  • implementation of a new policy/law
  • The Vatican returned the revised text to the bishops for implementation.
  • —Rita Ferrone
  • That standard, which defines how much ozone is unhealthy, was set in 1997, but its implementation was delayed by legal challenges.
  • —Cheryl Hogue

First Known Use of implementation

1918

in the meaning defined above

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