What Does The Suffix 'Ation' Mean?


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It mean a progress of...
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The suffix 'ation' is a combination of two words and is formed by combining the words 'ate' and 'ion'.

'Ate' is a suffix that has its uses in many of the words and 'advocate' and separate are among the prime ones. The suffix is being used with the words to form the adjectives with that of the verbs and it is used usually with the words that are being taken from the Latin language.

'Ion' is also a suffix that can trace its origin in the Latin language and the use of the suffix denotes action and condition. When you are combining 'ate' and 'ion' to form a suffix you van use it to form a noun from a verb. 'Starvation is among the prime examples of this suffix.

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