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combination

com·bi·na·tion

combination

 
 
pronunciation:
kam b neI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: things that are brought together or combined.
The soup had a combination of chicken and vegetables.
 
synonyms:
blend, mixture
similar words:
collection, compound, group, set, variety
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The word combination contains the following part:
-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 ).