literation

noun
lit·​er·​a·​tion | \ ˌli-tə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce literation (audio) \

Definition of literation

: the representation of sound or words by letters

First Known Use of literation

1738, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for literation

Latin littera + English -ation

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“Literation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/literation. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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