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refection

[ ri-fek-shuhn ]
/ rɪˈfɛk ʃən /
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noun

refreshment, especially with food or drink.
a portion of food or drink; repast.

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Origin of refection

1300–50; Middle English refeccioun<Latin refectiōn- (stem of refectiō) restoration, equivalent to refect(us) (see refect) + -iōn--ion
re·fec·tive, adjectivere·fec·to·ri·al [ree-fek-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-], /ˌri fɛkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for refection

refection
/ (rɪˈfɛkʃən) /

noun

refreshment with food and drink
C14: from Latin refectiō a restoring, from reficere to remake, from re- + facere to make
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