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location

lo·ca·tion

location

 
 
pronunciation:
lo keI shn
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: place or position.
I marked the location of my house on the map.
synonyms:
place, position, site, spot
similar words:
area, context, scene, setting
definition 2: a specific place where something is located.
This is a poor location for a restaurant.
synonyms:
site
similar words:
neighborhood, zone
Word Parts
The word location contains the following parts:
loc Latin root that means place
-ation Latin noun-forming suffix that means the act, process, or result of
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The suffix -ation is a compound of -ate1 + -ion. It turns verbs ending in -ate into nouns (decorate/ decoration ). Not all nouns with this suffix, however, have a corresponding verb ending in -ate (information , alteration ).