[ ig-zur-si-tey-shuh n ]
/ ɪgˌzɜr sɪˈteɪ ʃən /
exercise or exertion, as of the faculties or powers of the body or mind: an exercitation of the imagination.
practice or training: exercitations in logical thinking.
the performance of a religious observance; an act of worship.
a disquisition or discourse performed as a display of skill.
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Example sentences from the Web for exercitation
Those who learn by "use and exercitation," on the other hand, acquire languages more quickly and with better results.
British Dictionary definitions for exercitation
/ (ɪɡˌzɜːsɪˈteɪʃən) /
a rare word for exercise
Word Origin for exercitation
C14: from Latin exercitātiō, from exercitāre frequentative of exercēre to exercise
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