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a combining form meaning “twelve,” used in the formation of compound words: dodecasyllabic.
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Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?
Also especially before a vowel, dodec-.
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British Dictionary definitions for dodeca-
n combining form
indicating twelvedodecagon; dodecahedron; dodecaphonic
Word Origin for dodeca-
from Greek dōdeka twelve
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