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recordation

[rek-er-dey-shuh n, ree-kawr-] /ˌrɛk ərˈdeɪ ʃən, ˌri kɔr-/
noun
1.
the act or process of recording:
the recordation of documents pertaining to copyright ownership.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English recordacioun orig., the faculty of recollection < Old French recordacion < Latin recordātiōn- (stem of recordātiō), equivalent to recordāt(us) (past participle of recordārī; see record) + -ion- -ion
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Examples from the web for recordation
  • Similarly, to foreclose, no recordation is necessary.
  • Each transfer of real property at the time the deed is submitted for recordation.
  • Access electronic versions of the right-of-ways plats and corner recordation.
Word Origin and History for recordation
n.

late 14c., "faculty of remembering," Old French recordacion "record, memory" (14c.) or directly from Latin recordationem (nominative recordatio), noun of action from past participle stem of recordari (see record (v.)). Meaning "act or process of committing to writing" is c.1810.

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