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enumeration

[ih-noo-muh-rey-shuh n, ih-nyoo-] /ɪˌnu məˈreɪ ʃən, ɪˌnyu-/
noun
1.
an act of enumerating.
2.
a catalog or list.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; < Latin ēnumerātiōn- (stem of ēnumerātiō). See enumerate, -ion
Related forms
preenumeration, noun
reenumeration, noun
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Word Origin and History for pre-enumeration

enumeration

n.

1550s, from Middle French énumération, from Latin enumerationem (nominative enumeratio) "a counting up," noun of action from past participle stem of enumerare "to reckon up, count over, enumerate," from ex- "from" (see ex-) + numerare "to count, number," from numerus "number" (see number (n.)).

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