exemplification

[ ig-zem-pluh-fi-key-shuh n ]
/ ɪgˌzɛm plə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /

noun

the act of exemplifying.
something that exemplifies; an illustration or example.
Law. an attested copy of a document, under official seal.

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Origin of exemplification

1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin exemplificātiōn- (stem of exemplificātiō) a setting forth, equivalent to exemplificāt(us) (past participle of exemplificāre to exemplify) + -iōn- -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM exemplification

non·ex·em·pli·fi·ca·tion, noun
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