[kom-pyoo-tey-shuh n] /ˌkɒm pyʊˈteɪ ʃən/

an act, process, or method of ; calculation.
a result of .
the amount .
a calculation involving numbers or quantities

1857, from computation + -al (1). Related: Computationally.

early 15c., from Middle French computation, from Latin computationem (nominative computatio), noun of action from past participle stem of computare “to sum up, reckon, compute” (see compute).


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