from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of converting text from one language to another. See translation, translate.
  • n. The end result of traduction. See traduce.
  • n. A malign or defamatory statement.
  • n. An act of defaming, maligning or slandering.
  • n. Act of passing on to one's future generations. See also pass on, transmit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Transmission from one to another.
  • n. Translation from one language to another.
  • n. Derivation by descent; propagation.
  • n. The act of transferring; conveyance; transportation.
  • n. Transition.
  • n. A process of reasoning in which each conclusion applies to just such an object as each of the premises applies to.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Derivation from one of the same kind; propagation; reproduction; transmission; inheritance.
  • n. Tradition; transmission from one to another.
  • n. The act of giving origin to a soul by procreation. Compare traducianism.
  • n. Translation from one language into another; a translation.
  • n. Conveyance; transportation; act of transferring: as, “the traduction of animals from Europe to America by shipping,”
  • n. Transition.


traduce +‎ -tion, from Latin trādūcō (Wiktionary)



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