Definition for PER-MU-TA'TION

PER-MU-TA'TION, n. [L. permutatio, permuto; per and muto, to change.]

  1. In commerce, exchange of one thing for another; barter. – Bacon.
  2. In the canon law, the exchange of one benefice for another. – Encyc.
  3. In algebra, change or different combination of any number of quantities. – Wallis.

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