communization (s) (noun)
, communizations (pl)
The act of changing the ownership or management of property from a private to a group ownership: "The process of communization of the flooded rice fields proceeded smoothly."
(kahm" puh LAY shuhn) (noun
The use of a name or title to address an individual: John Smith was the compellation of the author of the book.
(kahm" puh LAY shuhn) (noun
Something, such as a set of data, a report, or an anthology, that is gathered into a collection: Neal had an extensive compilation of research data for his report to the government.
Lorene's aunt, Mrs. Jones by compellation, gained academic recognition through her compilation of Folk Legends from the Far North.
1. Able to capture and hold one's attention.
2. Capable of causing someone to believe or agree; such as, compellent evidence.
3. Strong and forceful or that which causes a person to feel that he or she must do something: "The lowering of wages and the requirement that more hours would be required was a compellent reason for leaving his job."
compilation (s) (noun)
, compilations (pl)
1. The act of collecting information about something which is created by putting together things that have been gathered from various places; gathering, accumulating, assembling, aggregating, and drawing together: The compilation of the contents for this dictionary has taken years of researching and organizing and it is still far from completion.
2. Something, such as a set of data, a report, or an anthology, that is collected, or the process of bringing things together from various places to form a whole.
3. Anything that is produced; such as, reference books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, etc.; which have been made up of material gathered from other printed sources.
4. The production of a new or revised map or chart from existing maps, aerial photographs, surveys, new data, or other sources.
5. The process of translating a high-level programming language into a machine-executable form.
compurgation (s) (noun)
, compurgations (pl)
An acquittal from a legal charge or accusation, which is obtained by statements of innocence given by witnesses under oath: Compurgation is also called "oath-helping" and it makes it possible for the defendant to establish his or her innocence, or non-liability, by taking an oath and by getting a required number of people to swear they believe the defendant is telling the truth.
computation (s) (nouns)
, computations (pl)
1. The procedures of calculating.
2. Determining something by mathematical or logical methods.
3. Problem solving that involves numbers or quantities.
The process of making concave.
concelebration (s) (noun)
, concelebrations (pl)
The commemoration of a Eucharist or Mass by two or more members of the clergy.
conciliation (s) (noun)
An alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process involving the parties of a dispute to use a peacemaker or mediator, who meets with the parties both separately and together in an attempt to resolve their differences: A conciliation
is achieved by lowering tensions, improving communications, interpreting issues, encouraging the parties to explore potential solutions and assisting them in finding a mutually acceptable outcome or result.
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conclamation (s) (noun)
, conclamations (pl)
1. A loud calling out of many together; especially, of loud lamentation for the dead: The conclamations of the mourners at the war hero's funeral appeared to be heart felt and sincere.
2. A shout of approval or disapproval: The student speaker asked for the conclamation of the crowd for the march to the university president's office to demand an explanation for increasing the tuition costs.
The act of burning different things together.
(kon" dem NAY shuhn) (noun
A statement or expression of very strong and definite criticism or disapproval: The government's statement was a condemnation of all acts of terrorism.
(kom" uhn DAY shuhn) (noun
1. The act of praising or approving someone or something: The hard work of the volunteers deserves commendation.
2. An official letter that praises someone publicly: The soldier was awarded a commendation for bravery.
During his commendation to the citizen for bravery in helping those who fell into the river, the mayor also issued a condemnation of the poor construction of the bridge which lead to the accident.