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visitation

vis·it·a·tion

visitation

pronunciation:
vI z teI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of visiting.
definition 2: a parent's right to visit a child as ordered by a court in a divorce proceeding.
definition 3: an inspection or examination.
definition 4: the coming of a punishment or affliction or of aid or comfort.
definition 5: the appearance of a spirit or supernatural being.
derivation: visitational (adj.)