Exercitation Ex*er`ci*ta"tion, n. [L. exercitatio, fr. exercitare, intense., fr. exercere to exercise: Cf. f. exercitation.] exercise; practice; use. [R.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • exercitation — Exercitation, Exercitatio. Exercitation des estudes, Studiorum agitatio …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • exercitation — Exercitation. s. f. Dissertation en forme de dispute. Exercitation Philosophique. Il n est en usage qu au Dogmatique …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • exercitation — [eg zʉr΄sə tā′shən, igzʉr΄sə tā′shən] n. [ME exercitacioun < OFr exercitation < L exercitatio < pp. of exercitare, intens. of exercere: see EXERCISE] Now Rare exercise; esp., the exercising or display of special abilities, skills, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Exercitation — (v. lat.), 1) gelehrte Untersuchung zur Abhandlung; daher 2) so v.w. Abhandlung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • exercitation — index course, use Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • exercitation — /ig zerr si tay sheuhn/, n. 1. exercise or exertion, as of the faculties or powers of the body or mind: an exercitation of the imagination. 2. practice or training: exercitations in logical thinking. 3. the performance of a religious observance;… …   Universalium

  • exercitation — (è gzèr si ta sion) s. f. Terme vieilli. Dissertation en forme de dispute. Exercitation philosophique. HISTORIQUE    XIVe s. •   Et ne se peut faire sans tres grant difficulté et grant peine et par longue exercitation [exercice], ORESME Eth. 74.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • exercitation — noun Etymology: Middle English exercitacioun, from Latin exercitation , exercitatio, from exercitare Date: 14th century exercise …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • exercitation — igˌzərsəˈtāshən, (ˌ)eg noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English exercitacioun, from Latin exercitation , exercitatio, from exercitatus (past participle of exercitare to exercise diligently) + ion , io ion archaic : exercise …   Useful english dictionary

  • exercitation — ex·er·ci·ta·tion …   English syllables

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