predication

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noun pred·i·ca·tion \ ˌpre-də-ˈkā-shən \

Definition of predication

1 archaic
a :an act of proclaiming or preaching
b :sermon
2 :an act or instance of predicating: such as
a :the expression of action, state, or quality by a grammatical predicate
b :the logical affirmation of something about another; especially :assignment of something to a class

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Origin and Etymology of predication

Middle English predicacion, from Anglo-French predicaciun, from Latin praedication-, praedicatio, from praedicare


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