Dictionary.com

duplation

[ doo-pley-shuhn, dyoo- ]
/ duˈpleɪ ʃən, dyu- /
Save This Word!

noun

multiplication by two; doubling.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!

In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Essays. Emails. Everything. Get Help Now!