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

 il·la·tion /ɪˈleʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Il·la·tion n.  The act or process of inferring from premises or reasons; perception of the connection between ideas; that which is inferred; inference; deduction; conclusion.
    Fraudulent deductions or inconsequent illations from a false conception of things.   --Sir T. Browne.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a
          logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence
          and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct
          observation [syn: inference]