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ablactation

ab·lac·tate
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ab-lak-teyt]
    • /æbˈlæk teɪt/
    • /ˌæ.blək.ˈteɪ.ʃən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-lak-teyt]
    • /æbˈlæk teɪt/

Definitions of ablactation word

  • noun ablactation the weaning of an infant 3
  • noun ablactation the cessation of milk secretion in the breasts 3
  • noun ablactation the act or process of weaning 3
  • verb with object ablactation to wean. 1
  • noun ablactation The weaning of a child from the breast, or of young animals from their dam. (First attested from around (1350 to 1470).). 1
  • noun ablactation (Obsolete (No longer in use)) (horticulture) The process of grafting now called inarching, or "grafting by approach". 0

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Parts of speech for Ablactation

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
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preposition
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ablactation popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 50% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

ablactation usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for ablactation

noun ablactation

  • weaning — The (passive) process of a child or animal ceasing to be dependant on the mother for nourishment.

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