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1The action of affixing, attaching, or fastening something; the state of being affixed; specifically crucifixion.
Grammar. = "affixation".
Late Middle English; earliest use found in Mirour of Mans Saluacioune. From post-classical Latin affīxion-, affīxio action of affixing, especially with reference to the crucifixion, action of affixing a poster from classical Latin affīx-, past participial stem of affīgere + -iō.
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