illumination

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French illumination, from Latin illuminatio

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Noun[edit]

illumination (plural illuminations)

  1. The act of illuminating, or supplying with light; the state of being illuminated.
  2. Festive decoration of houses or buildings with lights.
  3. Adornment of books and manuscripts with colored illustrations. See illuminate (transitive verb).

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin illuminatio, illuminationem.

Noun[edit]

illumination f (plural illuminations)

  1. enlightenment (philosophy and psychology related to achieving clarity of perception, reason and knowledge)
  2. illumination, lighting

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