-tion


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-tion

suffix forming nouns
indicating state, condition, action, process, or result: election; prohibition. Compare -ation, -ion
[from Old French, from Latin -tiō, -tiōn-]

-tion

or

-sion

a suffix occurring in Latin loanwords, orig. nouns of action or state formed from verbs: relation; section; station; temptation.
Compare -ion.
[< Latin -tiōn-, s. of -tiō]
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