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ingeminate

[in-jem-uh-neyt] /ɪnˈdʒɛm əˌneɪt/
verb (used with object), ingeminated, ingeminating.
1.
to repeat; reiterate.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; < Latin ingeminātus past participle of ingemināre to repeat, redouble. See in-2, geminate
Related forms
ingemination, noun
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ingeminate

/ɪnˈdʒɛmɪˌneɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) (rare) to repeat; reiterate
Derived Forms
ingemination, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin ingemināre to redouble, from in-² + gemināre to geminate
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