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septuplicate

adjective sep·tu·pli·cate \(ˈ)sep¦t(y)üplə̇kə̇t, -lēk- sometimes -ləˌkāt\

Definition of septuplicate

  1. :  made in seven identical copies :  sevenfold

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Origin and Etymology of septuplicate

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

noun sep·tu·pli·cate \"\

Definition of septuplicate

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a seventh thing like six others of the same kind

  2. 2 :  seven copies all alike —used with in typed in septuplicate

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septuplicate

transitive verb sep·tu·pli·cate \-ləˌkāt\

Definition of septuplicate

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to multiply by seven :  reproduce six times :  septuple; specifically :  to make at one time an original and six carbon copies

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