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perforate

verb

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to make a hole or series of holes in
  • he perforated the sheet with his pencil and put it in his binder

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The first known use of perforate was in 1538

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“Perforate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/perforate. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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