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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMBINATION

Rarely has there been exhibited so complete a combination of qualities in statesmanship.

Sulphur springs with Epsom salts in combination are nearly as common.

A combination of crocuses and snow on the ground had given her an inspiration for a gown.

Nothing can be more poetic in colour, form, and combination.

These alloys are made of a combination of aluminum and magnesium.

Dir would have repudiated its ruler and joined the combination.

Chinook is a combination of English, French and Indian words.

For any other combination of offences I would; but his were too unpardonable.

A second after I saw the same suggestion in the combination of "rose" and "bury."

Yes; and not one or two of them, but a combination of very many.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., combinacyoun, from Old French combination (14c., Modern French combinaison), from Late Latin combinationem (nominative combinatio) "a joining two by two," noun of action from past participle stem of combinare (see combine (v.)).

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