profection

noun
plural -s

Definition of profection

1 obsolete : the act of progressing : a movement forward
2 obsolete : an advance or the degree of advancement

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History and Etymology for profection

Medieval Latin profection-, profectio, from Latin profectus (past participle of proficere to go forward, advance) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Profection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/profection. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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