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septuplicate

[n., adj. sep-too-pli-kit, -tyoo-; v. sep-too-pli-keyt, -tyoo-] /n., adj. sɛpˈtu plɪ kɪt, -ˈtyu-; v. sɛpˈtu plɪˌkeɪt, -ˈtyu-/
noun
1.
a group, series, or set of seven identical copies (usually preceded by in).
adjective
2.
having or consisting of seven identical parts; sevenfold.
3.
noting the seventh copy or item.
verb (used with object), septuplicated, septuplicating.
4.
to make seven copies of.
5.
to make seven times as great, as by multiplying.
Origin
< Medieval Latin septuplicātus (past participle of septuplicāre to multiply by seven), equivalent to Late Latin septu(plus) septuple + -plicātus, as in quadruplicātus; see quadruplicate
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