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numeration

[ noo-muh-rey-shuhn, nyoo- ]
/ ˌnu məˈreɪ ʃən, ˌnyu- /
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noun

an act or instance of or the process or result of numbering or counting.
the process or a method of reckoning or calculating.
the act, art, or method of expressing or reading off numbers set down in numerals, especially those written decimally.

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Origin of numeration

1400–50; late Middle English <Latin numerātiōn- (stem of numerātiō) a counting out, paying, equivalent to numerāt(us) numerate + -iōn--ion

OTHER WORDS FROM numeration

nu·mer·a·tive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for numeration

numeration
/ (ˌnjuːməˈreɪʃən) /

noun

the act or process of writing, reading, or naming numbers
a system of numbering or counting

Derived forms of numeration

numerative, adjective
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