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sextuplicate

[n., adj. seks-too-pli-kit, -tyoo-, -tuhp-li-; v. seks-too-pli-keyt, -tyoo-, -tuhp-li-] /n., adj. sɛksˈtu plɪ kɪt, -ˈtyu-, -ˈtʌp lɪ-; v. sɛksˈtu plɪˌkeɪt, -ˈtyu-, -ˈtʌp lɪ-/
noun
1.
a group, series, or set of six identical copies:
The application is to be submitted in sextuplicate.
adjective
2.
having or consisting of six identical parts; sixfold.
3.
verb (used with object), sextuplicated, sextuplicating.
4.
to make six copies of.
5.
to make six times as great.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; sextu(ple) + -plicate, as in duplicate
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sextuplicate

noun (sɛksˈtuːpləkɪt; -ˌkeɪt; -ˈtjuː-; -ˈtʌp-)
1.
a group or set of six things, esp identical copies
adjective (sɛksˈtuːpləkɪt; -ˌkeɪt; -ˈtjuː-; -ˈtʌp-)
2.
six times as many, much, or often
3.
(maths) raised to the sixth power
verb (sɛksˈtuːpləˌkeɪt; -ˈtjuː-; -ˈtʌp-)
4.
to multiply or become multiplied by six
Word Origin
C20: from sextu(ple + du)plicate
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