Definition of visitation
2a : a special dispensation of divine favor or wrathb : a severe trial : affliction
3 capitalized : the visit of the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth recounted in Luke and celebrated July 2 by a Christian feast
Examples of visitation in a Sentence
He has visitation rights on the weekends.
the visitation of a diocese by a bishop
Visitation is from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.
Recent Examples of visitation from the Web
Chad never expressed any interest in visitation, thank god.
A visitation will be held at Gilligan Funeral Home, 2926 Woodburn Ave.
Chyna is reportedly seeking sole custody and is asking for Rob to only have visitation rights.
Robinson's body was to be preserved because her family couldn't gather for the visitation for several days.
Visitation will be Saturday from noon-2 p.m.at Colbert Memorial Chapel in Tuscumbia.
Early this month, the Idaho Supreme Court denied custody and visitation rights to a gay woman who raised a child with her former partner in a decision that reflected state laws that have not been updated since same-sex marriage was legalized.
One, Highview Farm in Whiteford, owned by the Doran family, is a traditional family farm that also hosted last year's visitation event.
Visitation is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Lucas Funeral Home, 1321 Precinct Line Road in Hurst.
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First Known Use of visitation
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Definition of visitation for English Language Learners
law : the act of visiting your children or the right to visit your children after you are divorced and while they are living with their other parent
: an official visit by an important person especially to look at or inspect something
: a time before a dead person is buried when people may view the body
Legal Definition of visitation
1 : an official visit (as for inspection) visitation of the home of a neglected child
2 : access to a child granted especially to a parent who does not have custody supervised visitation visitation rights
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