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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
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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  • Demonstrate limited understanding of grade-appropriate numeration skills.
British Dictionary definitions for numeration

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 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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