Emption \Emp"tion\, n. [L. emptio, fr. emere to buy.] The act of buying. [R.] --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

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  • emption — late 15c., purchase, from L. emptionem (nom. emptio) a buying, purchasing, noun of action from pp. stem of emere to buy (see EXEMPT (Cf. exempt)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Emption — At first, the act of buying (1461) was correlative of venditio = the act of selling; later, a tax levied on bullion and plate sold in the king s exchange …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • emption — emp·tion …   English syllables

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