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subsumption

[ suhb-suhmp-shuhn ]
/ səbˈsʌmp ʃən /
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noun
an act of subsuming.
the state of being subsumed.
something that is subsumed.
a proposition subsumed under another.
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Origin of subsumption

1630–40; <Medieval Latin subsūmptiōn- (stem of subsūmptiō) a subjoining, equivalent to subsūmpt(us) (past participle of subsūmere to subsume + Latin -iōn--ion

OTHER WORDS FROM subsumption

sub·sump·tive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for subsumption

subsumption
/ (səbˈsʌmpʃən) /

noun
the act of subsuming or the state of being subsumed

Derived forms of subsumption

subsumptive, adjective
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