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: an act of proclaiming or preaching
: an act or instance of predicating: such as
: the expression of action, state, or quality by a grammatical predicate
: the logical affirmation of something about another
: assignment of something to a class
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14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Middle English predicacion, from Anglo-French predicaciun, from Latin praedication-, praedicatio, from praedicare
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