traduction

noun tra·duc·tion \trəˈdəkshən\

Definition of traduction

  1. 1 :  the act or an instance of traducing; specifically :  an act of defaming :  defamation, slander

  2. 2 :  the repetition of a word or one of its derivatives or a term with a change in sense for rhetorical or argumentative effect

  3. 3 obsolete :  something traduced; especially :  tradition

  4. 4 :  logical inference in which premises and conclusion are of the same order of generality

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Origin and Etymology of traduction

Late Latin traduction-, traductio, from Latin, act of transferring, from traductus (past participle of traducere to lead across, transfer) + -ion-, -io -ion


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