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imputation

[im-pyoo-tey-shuh n] /ˌɪm pyʊˈteɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of imputing.
2.
an attribution, as of fault or crime; accusation.
Origin of imputation
1535-1545
1535-45; < Late Latin imputātiōn- (stem of imputātiō), equivalent to Latin imputāt(us) past participle of imputāre to ascribe, impute + -iōn- -ion
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n.

1540s, noun of action from impute (v.) on model of Middle French imputation, or else from Late Latin imputationem (nominative imputatio), noun of action from imputare.

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