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illation

[ih-ley-shuh n] /ɪˈleɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of inferring.
2.
an inference; conclusion.
Origin of illation
1525-1535
1525-35; < Late Latin illātiōn- (stem of illātiō) a carrying in, equivalent to Latin illāt(us) suppletive past participle of inferre to bring in, bear in (il- il-1 + lātus brought, earlier *tlātus; see tolerate) + -iōn- -ion
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illation

/ɪˈleɪʃən/
noun
1.
a rare word for inference
Word Origin
C16: from Late Latin illātiō a bringing in, from Latin illātus brought in, from inferre to bring in, from in-² + ferre to bear, carry
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