alimentation
[ al-uh-men-tey-shuhn ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Late 16th century; Late Latin from medieval Latin alimentatio(n- ), from late Latin alimentare ‘to feed’, from alimentum ‘nourishment’
Synonyms
  • nutrition
  • sustenance
Definition
the provision of nourishment or other necessities of life
Example
A hospital will ensure anyone admitted will receive proper alimentation while under their care.
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