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Man`i*fes*ta"tion (?), n. [L. manifestatio: cf. F. manifestation.]

The act of manifesting or disclosing, or the state of being manifested; discovery to the eye or to the understanding; also, that which manifests; exhibition; display; revelation; as, the manifestation of God's power in creation.

The secret manner in which acts of mercy ought to be performed, requires this public manifestation of them at the great day. Atterbury.

 

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