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modularity

[moj-uh-lar-i-tee, mod-yuh-] /ˌmɒdʒ əˈlær ɪ ti, ˌmɒd yə-/
noun
1.
the use of individually distinct functional units, as in assembling an electronic or mechanical system.
Origin of modularity
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40; modular + -ity
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n.

1909, from modular + -ity.

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