AskDefine | Define remotion

Dictionary Definition

remotion n : the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy" [syn: removal]

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English

Etymology

Old French, or from Latin removere.

Pronunciation

  • /rɪ'məʊʃən/

Noun

  1. remoteness
  2. departure, the act of leaving
    • 1605: This act persuades me / That this remotion of the Duke and her / Is practice only. — William Shakespeare, King Lear, II.ii
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