(Latin: a suffix forming nouns from verbs of condition and action; an act or process: resumption, absorption; state or condition, redemption, exhaustion; something resulting from or otherwise related to an act or process, assumption, friction)
This unit is presenting a small fraction of the hundreds of words ending with the suffix of -tion; however, there is a significant number of words which may help everyone have a better understanding and appreciation of the use of this element.
2. Something inserted: "There was an insertion of text in the middle of the paragraph."
3. Additional written material that is inserted into a text.
4. The manner or place of attachment, as of an organ of the body.
5. With lace, embroidery, or the like, to be sewn at each edge between parts of other material.
2. An examination carried out in order to ensure that something has accomplished official standards: "Greg's company had to prepare a tax report; so, the accountant verified that it was ready for the official inspection."
2. The building of a foundation or organization: Raymond was told that the park he wanted to go to was across from the only institution in the village and very easy to find!
3. A conventional and accepted custom, system, practice, etc.: In many countries of the world, marriage is an accepted institution.
4. The undertaking of installing something: The institution of new school rules for smoking caused a lot of irritation among the older students at school.
2. A spoken or written statement of what must be done; especially, delivered formally, with official authority, or as an order.
3. Printed information explaining how to use or do something.
4. A line of code written as part of a computer program.
5. The activities of educating or instructing or teaching, or the profession of teaching; including activities that impart knowledge or skills: "The instructions for studying the concepts of chemistry were very clear."
2. The interruption of supply operations by aerial bombing: "As a result of the bombing by enemy forces, there was an interdiction of supplies to the city and the residents were slowly starving.
Gerald was prevented from taking his life by the interposition of his wife.
2. The state or action of being interrupted.
3. Something that interrupts.
4. Cessation; intermission.
2. A means of presenting one person to another; verbally or in written form.
3. Something recently introduced; an innovation.
4. Something spoken, written, or otherwise presented when beginning or introducing something, especially: a preface, as to a book; a short preliminary passage in a larger musical movement or work; a basic introductory text or course of study.
5. An action of putting in, or of inserting; such as, the introduction of a catheter into a vein.