septuplicate

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adjective

sep·​tu·​pli·​cate
(ˈ)sep¦t(y)üplə̇kə̇t,
-lēk- sometimes -ləˌkāt
: made in seven identical copies : sevenfold

septuplicate

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noun

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plural -s
1
: a seventh thing like six others of the same kind
2
: seven copies all alike
used with in
typed in septuplicate

septuplicate

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transitive verb

sep·​tu·​pli·​cate
-ləˌkāt
-ed/-ing/-s
: to multiply by seven : reproduce six times : septuple
specifically : to make at one time an original and six carbon copies

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Medieval Latin septuplicatus, past participle of septuplicare to multiply by seven, from Late Latin septuplus septuple, after such pairs as Latin quadruplus quadruple : quadruplicare to quadruple

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“Septuplicate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/septuplicate. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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