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duplation

[ doo-pley-shuhn, dyoo- ]
/ duˈpleɪ ʃən, dyu- /
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noun
multiplication by two; doubling.
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Origin of duplation

1375–1425; late Middle English <Latin duplātiōn-, stem of duplātiō a doubling, equivalent to duplāt(us) (dupl(us) duple + -ātus-ate1) + -iōn--ion

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