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numeration Syllabification: nu·mer·a·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌn(y)o͞oməˈrāSHən/

Definition of numeration in English:


1The action or process of calculating or assigning a number to something.
Example sentences
  • But why, in general, does mathematics education shy away from placing our decimal numeration into the framework of positional systems?
  • Perhaps the most unusual feature of the Laghubhaskariyavivarana is the use of katapayadi numeration as well as the place-value Sanskrit numerals which Sankara Narayana frequently uses.
  • In all those years that the boy learned the decimal system and in all those weeks that he learned the binary, was there no proper time to mention what positional numeration is about?
1.1A method or process of numbering, counting, or computing.


Late Middle English: from Latin numeratio(n-) 'payment' (in late Latin 'numbering'), from the verb numerare 'to number'.

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