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1. (Genetics) the act or process of forming a complement
2. (Genetics) genetics the combination of two homologous chromosomes, each with a different recessive mutant gene, in a single cell to produce a normal phenotype. The deficiency of one homologue is supplied by the normal allele of the other
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(ˌkɒm plə mənˈteɪ ʃən)

2. the use of grammatical complements.
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Noun1.complementation - the grammatical relation of a word or phrase to a predicate
grammatical relation - a linguistic relation established by grammar
2.complementation - (linguistics) a distribution of related speech sounds or forms in such a way that they only appear in different contexts
dispersion, distribution - the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume; "worldwide in distribution"; "the distribution of nerve fibers"; "in complementary distribution"
linguistics - the scientific study of language
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[ˌkɒmplɪmɛnˈteɪʃən] (GRAMMAR) ncomplémentation f
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