compellation

compellation

[kom-puh-ley-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of addressing a person.
2.
manner or form of address; appellation.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin compellātiōn- (stem of compellātiō) an accosting, a rebuke. See com-, appellation

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compellation (ˌkɒmpɛˈleɪʃən)
 
n
a rare word for appellation
 
[C17: from Latin compellātiō, from compellāreto accost, from appellāre to call]

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