combination

[ kom-buh-ney-shuhn ]
/ ˌkɒm bəˈneɪ ʃən /

noun

Origin of combination

1350–1400; Middle English combinacyoun (< Middle French) < Late Latin combīnātiōn- (stem of combīnātiō), equivalent to combīnāt(us) combined (see combine, -ate1) + -iōn- -ion

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British Dictionary definitions for combinations (1 of 2)

combinations
/ (ˌkɒmbɪˈneɪʃənz) /

pl n

British a one-piece woollen undergarment with long sleeves and legsOften shortened to: combs, coms US and Canadian term: union suit

British Dictionary definitions for combinations (2 of 2)

combination
/ (ˌkɒmbɪˈneɪʃən) /

noun

See also combinations

Derived forms of combination

combinational, adjective
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