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session

ses·sion

session

 
 
pronunciation:
se shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a legislative or judicial meeting or meetings.
definition 2: the continuous period of time during which such a meeting or meetings occur.
definition 3: any official meeting.
 
definition 4: the period of time when a school is open for classes.
summer session
similar words:
term
definition 5: a continuous period of work or study.
I finished the article in one four-hour session.
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The word session contains the following parts:
sed, sid, sess Latin root that means sit; settle
-ion Latin noun-forming suffix that means the act, process, or result of
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The suffix -ion attaches to bases that are Latin verb stems ending in s or t.