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affixation

[af-ik-sey-shuh n] /ˌæf ɪkˈseɪ ʃən/
noun
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Grammar. the process of inflection or derivation that consists of adding an affix.
Origin of affixation
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; affix + -ation
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  • We have reserved the very curious type of affixation known as “infixing” for separate illustration.

    Language Edward Sapir

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