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centuplicate

[ verb sen-too-pli-keyt, -tyoo-; adjective, noun sen-too-pli-kit, -keyt, -tyoo- ]
/ verb s蓻n藞tu pl瑟藢ke瑟t, -藞tyu-; adjective, noun s蓻n藞tu pl瑟 k瑟t, -藢ke瑟t, -藞tyu- /
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verb (used with object), cen路tu路pli路cat路ed, cen路tu路pli路cat路ing.
to increase 100 times; centuple.
adjective
a hundredfold.
noun
a number or quantity increased a hundredfold.
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Origin of centuplicate

1825鈥35; <Latin centuplic- (stem of centuplex) hundredfold, equivalent to centu(m) 100 + plic- (stem of plic膩re to fold) + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM centuplicate

cen路tu路pli路ca路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for centuplicate

centuplicate

verb (s蓻n藞tju藧pl瑟藢ke瑟t)
(tr) to increase 100 times
adjective (s蓻n藞tju藧pl瑟k瑟t, -藢ke瑟t)
increased a hundredfold
noun (s蓻n藞tju藧pl瑟k瑟t, -藢ke瑟t)
one hundredfold
Also called: centuple (藞s蓻ntj蕣pl)

Derived forms of centuplicate

centuplication, noun

Word Origin for centuplicate

C17: from Late Latin centuplic膩re, from centuplex hundredfold, from Latin centum hundred + -plex -fold
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