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  • suffix -ify ("to become") + -ic ("characteristic, quality (adjective)") + -ation ("process, nominal") – the process of becoming.

Etymologies

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From Old French -ification, in turn from Latin -ficātiō, a noun ending related to the supine ending -ficātum of first-conjugation verbs ending in -ficō, derived from compounding with faciō.

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