the act of concatenating.
the state of being concatenated; connection, as in a chain.
a series of interconnected or interdependent things or events.

1595–1605; < Late Latin concatēnātiōn- (stem of concatēnātiō), equivalent to concatēnāt(us) concatenate + -iōn- -ion Unabridged
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concatenation (kɒnˌkætɪˈneɪʃən)
1.  a series of interconnected events, concepts, etc
2.  the act of linking together or the state of being joined
3.  logic a function that forms a single string of symbols from two given strings by placing the second after the first

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Word Origin & History

c.1600, from L.L. concatenatus, pp. of concatenare "to link together," from com- "together" + catenare, from catena "a chain" (see chain).
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Example sentences
Three competing narratives have developed in an attempt to explain this concatenation.
The process of fossilization and discovery is a concatenation of chance built upon chance.
In other words, it would take a miraculous concatenation of improbable events to make her president.
The genteel thing is the genteel thing any time, if as be that a gentleman bees in a concatenation accordingly.
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