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enumeration

[ ih-noo-muh-rey-shuhn, ih-nyoo- ]
/ ɪˌnu məˈreɪ ʃən, ɪˌnyu- /
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noun
an act of enumerating.
a catalog or list.
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Origin of enumeration

First recorded in 1545–55, enumeration is from the Latin word ēnumerātiōn- (stem of ēnumerātiō). See enumerate, -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM enumeration

pre·e·nu·mer·a·tion, nounre·e·nu·mer·a·tion, noun

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