Definition of -ation in English:

-ation

Pronunciation: /ˈeɪʃ(ə)n/

suffix

  • 1(Forming nouns) denoting an action or an instance of it: exploration hesitation
  • 1.1Denoting a result or product of action: plantation

Origin

from French -ation or Latin -ation-.

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