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session

ses·sion

session

 
 
pronunciation:
se shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a one or more meetings of a court or a government council.
The court is now in session.Sessions of Congress begin in January and end in November or December.
definition 2: the period of time when a school is open for classes.
He took a course during the summer 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.