exemplification

[ig-zem-pluh-fi-key-shuh n]
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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
Related formsnon·ex·em·pli·fi·ca·tion, noun
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Word Origin and History for exemplification
n.

early 15c., from Anglo-French exemplification, from Medieval Latin exemplificationem (nominative exemplificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of exemplificare (see exemplify).

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