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composite

[ kuhm-poz-it ]
/ k蓹m藞p蓲z 瑟t /
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adjective
noun
verb (used with object), com路pos路it路ed, com路pos路it路ing.
to make a composite of.
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Origin of composite

1350鈥1400; Middle English (<Middle French ) <Latin compositus (past participle of comp艒nere to put together), equivalent to com-com- + positus placed; see posit

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British Dictionary definitions for composite

composite
/ (藞k蓲mp蓹z瑟t) /

adjective
noun
verb (藞k蓲mp蓹藢za瑟t)
(tr) to merge related motions from local branches of (a political party, trade union, etc) so as to produce a manageable number of proposals for discussion at national level

Derived forms of composite

compositely, adverbcompositeness, noun

Word Origin for composite

C16: from Latin compositus well arranged, from comp艒nere to collect, arrange; see component
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