Definition of nobilitation in US English:

nobilitation

noun

  • The action of ennobling a person, ennoblement; an instance of this.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Philemon Holland (1552–1637), translator. From post-classical Latin nobilitatio ennoblement from classical Latin nōbilitāt-, past participial stem of nōbilitāre + -iō. Compare Middle French nobilitation action of ennobling.

Pronunciation

nobilitation

/nəʊˌbɪlɪˈteɪʃn/