manifestation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin manifestatio.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌmænɪfɛˈsteɪʃən/, /ˌmænɪfəˈsteɪʃən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun[edit]

manifestation (countable and uncountable, plural manifestations)

  1. The act or process of becoming manifest.
    The last known manifestation of the ghost was over ten years ago.
  2. The embodiment of an intangible, or variable thing.
    • 2014 March 3, Zoe Alderton, “‘Snapewives’ and ‘Snapeism’: A Fiction-Based Religion within the Harry Potter Fandom”, in Religions[1], volume 5, number 1, MDPI, DOI:10.3390/rel5010219, pages 219-257:
      Despite personal schisms and differences in spiritual experience, there is a very coherent theology of Snape shared between the wives. To examine this manifestation of religious fandom, I will first discuss the canon scepticism and anti-Rowling sentiment that helps to contextualise the wider belief in Snape as a character who extends beyond book and film.
    This particular manifestation resembled a young girl crying.
  3. (medicine) The symptoms or observable conditions which are seen as a result of some disease.
  4. A pattern or logo on a sheet of glass, as decoration and/or to prevent people from accidentally walking in to it.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin manifestatio

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

manifestation f (plural manifestations)

  1. protest, demonstration
    • 2020 11 June, Hajera Mohammad, “À Saint-Denis, "blouses blanches et gilets jaunes, c'est le même combat !"”, in France Bleu[2]:
      Dominique, gilet jaune de la première à Saint-Denis (Seine-Saint-Denis), ne manque jamais les manifestations de soignants organisées dans sa ville, chaque mardi devant l'hôpital Delafontaine et chaque jeudi, devant l'hôpital Casanova, car pour lui, "blouses blanches, gilets jaunes, c'est le même combat !"
      Dominique, a yellow-vest protester from Saint-Denis (Seine-Saint-Denis) never fails to attend demonstrations in this city, every Tuesday at the Delafontaine hospital and every Thursday at the Casanova hospital, because according to her “white coats, yellow vests, it's all the same fight!”
  2. expression
  3. assembly, gathering (of people for an event)
  4. creation

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

manifestation (plural manifestationes)

  1. manifestation

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

manifestation c

  1. manifestation

Declension[edit]

Declension of manifestation 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative manifestation manifestationen manifestationer manifestationerna
Genitive manifestations manifestationens manifestationers manifestationernas