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noun visitation pronunciation in British English /ˌvɪzɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] mainly American formal the activity of visiting a place or person
    the visitation of the sick
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    1. a.
      [countable/uncountable] an official visit, especially one that examines the activities of a person or group
      The church is subject to visitation by our local bishop.
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    2. b.
      [uncountable] the right of a divorced parent to visit children who live with the other parent
      a visitation arrangement
      visitation rights


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