Definition of adiation in English:

adiation

noun

South African
Law
  • In Roman-Dutch law: the action or process of adiate.

    See also adiate

Origin

Early 19th century. Irregularly from classical Latin adīre to approach, to come into (an inheritance) + -ation; compare classical Latin aditiō act of taking possession of an inheritance. Compare Dutch † aditie (rare) acceptance of an inheritance and Afrikaans adiasie (probably from English). Compare also Dutch aangaan, use as noun of aangaan to accept (an inheritance). Compare slightly later adiate.

Pronunciation

adiation

/adɪˈeɪʃən/