-fication


a combining form of nouns of action or state corresponding to verbs ending in -fy: deification; pacification.

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Origin of -fication

< Latin -ficātiōn- (stem of -ficātiō) a making, equivalent to -ficā(re) -fy + -tiōn- -tion; in some words replacing Middle English -ficacioun < Anglo-French
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