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sextuplicate

adjective sex·tu·pli·cate \ seks-ˈtü-pli-kət , -ˈtyü- \

Definition of sextuplicate

1 : repeated six times
2 : sixth
  • file the sextuplicate copy

sextuplicate

noun

Origin and Etymology of sextuplicate

blend of sextuple and -plicate (as in duplicate)


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sextuplicate

verb sex·tu·pli·cate \ seks-ˈtü-plə-ˌkāt , -ˈtyü- \

Definition of sextuplicate

sextuplicated; sextuplicating
1 : sextuple
2 : to provide in sextuplicate

First Known Use of sextuplicate

circa 1934

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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