What does visitation mean?

Definitions for visitation
ˌvɪz ɪˈteɪ ʃənvis·i·ta·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trial, tribulation, visitation(noun)

    an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event

    "his mother-in-law's visits were a great trial for him"; "life is full of tribulations"; "a visitation of the plague"

  2. visitation(noun)

    any disaster or catastrophe

    "a visitation of the plague"

  3. visitation(noun)

    an official visit for inspection or supervision

    "the commissioner made visitations to all the precinct stations"; "the recent visitation of the bishop to his diocese"

Wiktionary

  1. visitation(Noun)

    The act of visiting, or an instance of being visited.

  2. visitation(Noun)

    An official visit to inspect or examine something.

  3. visitation(Noun)

    An encounter with supernatural beings such as ghosts or aliens.

  4. visitation(Noun)

    The right of a separated or divorced parent to visit a child; access.

  5. visitation(Noun)

    A punishment or blessing ordained by God.

  6. Visitation(ProperNoun)

    (Roman Catholic Church) the visit of the Virgin Mary to her cousin Elizabeth; the commemoration of this on 31st May

Webster Dictionary

  1. Visitation(noun)

    the act of visiting, or the state of being visited; access for inspection or examination

    Etymology: [L. visitatio: cf. F. visitation.]

  2. Visitation(noun)

    specifically: The act of a superior or superintending officer who, in the discharge of his office, visits a corporation, college, etc., to examine into the manner in which it is conducted, and see that its laws and regulations are duly observed and executed; as, the visitation of a diocese by a bishop

    Etymology: [L. visitatio: cf. F. visitation.]

  3. Visitation(noun)

    the object of a visit

    Etymology: [L. visitatio: cf. F. visitation.]

  4. Visitation(noun)

    the act of a naval commander who visits, or enters on board, a vessel belonging to another nation, for the purpose of ascertaining her character and object, but without claiming or exercising a right of searching the vessel. It is, however, usually coupled with the right of search (see under Search), visitation being used for the purpose of search

    Etymology: [L. visitatio: cf. F. visitation.]

  5. Visitation(noun)

    special dispensation; communication of divine favor and goodness, or, more usually, of divine wrath and vengeance; retributive calamity; retribution; judgment

    Etymology: [L. visitatio: cf. F. visitation.]

  6. Visitation(noun)

    a festival in honor of the visit of the Virgin Mary to Elisabeth, mother of John the Baptist, celebrated on the second of July

    Etymology: [L. visitatio: cf. F. visitation.]

Freebase

  1. Visitation

    The Visitation is the visit of Mary with Elizabeth as recorded in the Gospel of Luke, Luke 1:39–56. It is also the name of a Christian feast day commemorating this visit, celebrated on 31 May in the West and 30 March in the East.

How to pronounce visitation?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say visitation in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of visitation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of visitation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of visitation in a Sentence

  1. Though Patridge:

    I am more afraid of him now than ever, and fear for the safety of our daughter, i do not believe, under the current circumstance, that visitation is in Kirra’s best interest until Corey obtains professional individual therapy for an extended period of time.

  2. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    ***(C)(P)- LET THIS GO DOWN IN PROPHECY! AMERICA IS FAST LOSING IT'S- LAND OF OPPORTUNITY- STATUS. THE YOUTHS HAVE BEGUN TO FIGURE IT OUT. WHATEVER FUTURE RESULTS FROM ALL THEIR KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCES OF THIS, AMERICA HAST ITSELF TO BLAME. I WILL FURTHER SAY THIS- WHY HAVE ALL THE WEAPONS OF WAR WHEN THERE IS NO ONE TO FIRE THEM, AND THOSE WHO CAN DO SO, ARE ON THE SIDE OF YOUR ENEMIES? THE MINDSET OF THE YOUTHS HAVE CHANGED.CHILDREN SEEK REFUGE AND DIE AT YOUR PORTS OF ENTRY. SCHOOLS BEING TURNED INTO KILLING ZONES OF THE CHILDREN. YOUR PRISONS ARE JUST REVOLVING DOORS FOR CRIMINALITY. DRUGS ARE EVERYWHERE. WHERE THERE IS NO VISION, THE PEOPLE PERISH, AND SO WILL THE NATION. IF THE WEATHER IS ANY INDICATION OF GOD'S VISITATION, THEN TAKE HEED MUCH MORE TO COME. I AM RAS CARDO REGGAE

  3. Ben Carson:

    Why do gay people want to get married? Why do they say they want to get married? Because they want to have various rights -- property rights, visitation rights, why can't any two human beings, I don't care what their sexual orientation is, why can't they have the legal right to do those things? That does not require changing the definition of marriage.

  4. Ryan Zinke:

    Growing up near Glacier National Park, I understand the value these places bring to local economies and in preserving our heritage, as we enter into a second century of service and visitation numbers continue to increase, we will focus on maintenance backlogs and ensuring these special places are preserved for future generations.

  5. Bob Woodward:

    Two hundred thousand Americans dying. I think in covering nine presidents, I've never seen anything like it, the visitation of the medical nightmare on the American population is staggering, stunning. It's on Journalist Bob Woodward on Tuesday head, and Journalist Bob Woodward on Tuesday did not do enough. Journalist Bob Woodward on Tuesday just didn't.

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  • vierailu, kohtaaminen, etsikko, tapaamisoikeusFinnish

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