Share this entry

Pronunciation: /ˈfakʃ(ə)n/

Definition of -faction in English:


In nouns of action derived from verbs ending in -fy (such as liquefaction from liquefy).


From Latin factio(n)-, from facere 'do, make'.

Definition of -faction in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources