rection

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Etymology[edit]

Latin rectio, from regere (to rule or govern).

Noun[edit]

rection (plural rections)

  1. (grammar, archaic) regimen; government
    • Josiah Willard Gibbs
      There has been a strong tendency, which is now greatly diminished, to employ forms in ing with the rection of a verb, even when preceded by an article; as, 'The mixing them makes a miserable jumble of truth and fiction.'

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