enumeration

[ih-noo-muh-rey-shuhn, ih-nyoo-]
noun
1.
an act of enumerating.
2.
a catalog or list.

Origin:
1545–55; < Latin ēnumerātiōn- (stem of ēnumerātiō). See enumerate, -ion

preenumeration, noun
reenumeration, noun
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enumerate (ɪˈnjuːməˌreɪt)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to mention separately or in order; name one by one; list
2.  (tr) to determine the number of; count
3.  (Canadian) to compile or enter (a name or names) in a voting list for an area
 
[C17: from Latin ēnumerāre, from numerāre to count, reckon; see number]
 
e'numerable
 
adj
 
enumer'ation
 
n
 
e'numerative
 
adj

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enumeration
1570s, from L. enumeratus, pp. of enumerare "to reckon up, count over, enumerate," from ex- "from" + numerare "to count, number," from numerus "number."
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enumeration definition


1. A bijection with the natural numbers; a counted set.
Compare well-ordered.
2. enumerated type.
(1996-11-28)
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Example sentences
Some reduce it to an enumeration of desirable-but mostly undesirable-behaviors.
The material offered by observations on the journey is various beyond enumeration, and much of it is extremely amusing.
The enumeration of indigenous authorities and friends, however, strikes me as itself a traditional gesture.
These were the chief influences upon his work, and their enumeration serves to bring out the originality of his performance.
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