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compellation

[kom-puh-ley-shuh n] /ˌkɒm pəˈleɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of addressing a person.
2.
manner or form of address; appellation.
Origin of compellation
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin compellātiōn- (stem of compellātiō) an accosting, a rebuke. See com-, appellation
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compellation

/ˌkɒmpɛˈleɪʃən/
noun
1.
a rare word for appellation
Word Origin
C17: from Latin compellātiō, from compellāreto accost, from appellāre to call
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