gamification

[ gey-muh-fi-key-shuh n ]
/ ˌgeɪ mə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /

noun

the process of turning an activity or task into a game or something resembling a game: Teachers can use gamification to motivate their students.

Nearby words

  1. gametophore,
  2. gametophyte,
  3. gametothallus,
  4. gamey,
  5. gamic,
  6. gamify,
  7. gamilaraay,
  8. gamin,
  9. gamine,
  10. gaminess

Origin of gamification

First recorded in 2000–05; game1 + -i- +-fication

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