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velitation

[ vel-i-tey-shuhn ]

noun

  1. a minor dispute or contest.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of velitation1

First recorded in 1600–10; from Latin vēlitātiōn- (stem of vēlitātiō “skirmish”), equivalent to vēlitāt(us), past participle of vēlitārī, derivative of vēles (stem vēlit- ) “light-armed foot soldier” + -iōn-; -ate 1, -ion

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