enumeration enumeration  /ɪ ˌnu mə ˈreɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) a numbered list
  2. (n) the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order


  1. Thursday's joint statement required intensive negotiation, yet it was little more than an enumeration of the lowest common denominators of the relationship.
  2. PTI'S enumeration of Tenor Melchior's triumphs and rewards was Melchior's own.


  1. New Study Shows Circulating Tumor Cell Enumeration - as Part of Composite Biomarker Panel - May Serve as a Surrogate ...

    RARITAN, N.J., Sept. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Diagnostics, LLC announced today results from a study presented at the European Cancer Congress in Amsterdam, Netherlands, that demonstrated circulating tumor cell (CTC) enumeration using CELLSEARCH®, along with lactate...
    on September 28, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

  2. Census Bureau News -- 2012 Census of Governments: Revised Counts of Governments and Individual State Descriptions

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau:(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO)2012 Census of Governments: Revised Counts of Governments and Individual State Descriptions — The updated counts of governments are a complete enumeration of state and local governments that were in existence on ...
    on September 26, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News


  1. Writing for the majority, Justice Antonin Scalia replied: "We know of no other enumerated constitutional right whose core protection has been subjected to a freestanding 'interest-balancing' approach. The very enumeration of the right takes out of...
    on Jul 1, 2008 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Town Hall

  2. Taking in the devastation afterward, Jack London wrote: "An enumeration of the buildings destroyed would be a directory of San Francisco. An enumeration of the buildings undestroyed would be a line and several addresses. An enumeration of the deeds...
    on Apr 14, 2006 By: Jack London Source: CBS News

  3. "Enumeration is the essential device used to make the duty not to discrimination concrete and to provide guidance for those who must comply," wrote Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy in Romer v. Evans, which struck down a Colorado ban on gay...
    on Jul 2, 2009 By: Anthony Kennedy Source: Gay People Chronicle

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