implementation

noun
im·​ple·​men·​ta·​tion | \ ˌim-plə-mən-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce implementation (audio) , -ˌmen- \
plural implementations

Definition of implementation

: 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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“Implementation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/implementation. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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