Meaning of COMMUTATION in English

COMMUTATION

noun Etymology: Middle English commutacion, from Anglo-French, from Latin ~-, commutatio, from commutare Date: 15th century exchange , trade , replacement , a change of a legal penalty or punishment to a lesser one , an act or process of commuting, the action of commutating

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