majoration

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French majoration

Noun[edit]

majoration (countable and uncountable, plural majorations)

  1. (obsolete) increase; enlargement
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for majoration in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From majorer +‎ -tion

Noun[edit]

majoration f (plural majorations)

  1. increase

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