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numeration

[noo-muh-rey-shuh n, nyoo-] /ˌnu məˈreɪ ʃən, ˌnyu-/
noun
1.
an act or instance of or the process or result of numbering or counting.
2.
the process or a method of reckoning or calculating.
3.
the act, art, or method of expressing or reading off numbers set down in numerals, especially those written decimally.
Origin of numeration
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Latin numerātiōn- (stem of numerātiō) a counting out, paying, equivalent to numerāt(us) numerate + -iōn- -ion
Related forms
numerative, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for numerative

numeration

/ˌnjuːməˈreɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act or process of writing, reading, or naming numbers
2.
a system of numbering or counting
Derived Forms
numerative, adjective
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Word Origin and History for numerative

numeration

n.

mid-15c., from Latin numerationem (nominative numeratio), noun of action from past participle stem of numerare "to count, number," from numerus "number" (see number (n.)).

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