Meaning of -ATION in English

-ATION

ˈāshən noun suffix

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English -acioun, from Old French -ation, from Latin -ation-, -atio, from -atus -ate + -ion-, -io -ion

: action or process

comput ation

flirt ation

visit ation

: something connected with an action or process

civiliz ation

discolor ation

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