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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ed·i·fi·ca·tion /ˌɛdəfəˈkeʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ed·i·fi·ca·tion n.
 1. The act of edifying, or the state of being edified; a building up, especially in a moral or spiritual sense; moral, intellectual, or spiritual improvement; instruction.
    The assured edification of his church.   --Bp. Hall.
    Out of these magazines I shall supply the town with what may tend to their edification.   --Addison.
 2. A building or edifice. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : uplifting enlightenment [syn: sophistication]