compellation


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com·pel·la·tion

 (kŏm′pə-lā′shən)
n.
1. The act of addressing or designating someone by name.
2. A name; an appellation.

[Latin compellātiō, compellātiōn-, from compellātus, past participle of compellāre, to address; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]

compellation

(ˌkɒmpɛˈleɪʃən)
n
a rare word for appellation
[C17: from Latin compellātiō, from compellāre to accost, from appellāre to call]

com•pel•la•tion

(ˌkɒm pəˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of addressing a person.
2. manner or form of address; appellation.
[1595–1605; < Latin compellātiō accosting, rebuke. See com-, appellation]
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He was speaking to a graceful ceremony to distribute certificate to the officers of NH and MP and para medical staff on successful compellation of first aid course.
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