Meaning of -ATION in English

-ATION

-ation /eɪʃ ə n/ BrE AmE suffix [in nouns]

[ Language: Old French ; Origin: Latin -atio ]

the act, state, or result of doing something:

an examination of the contents (=examining them)

the combination of several factors

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