-tion - definition of -tion by The Free Dictionary
suffix forming nouns
indicating state, condition, action, process, or result: election
. Compare -ation
[from Old French, from Latin -tiō, -tiōn-]
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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