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expeditate

[ ek-sped-i-teyt ]
/ 蓻k藞sp蓻d 瑟藢te瑟t /
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verb (used with object), ex路ped路i路tat路ed, ex路ped路i路tat路ing.
to cut off the pads or claws of (an animal, especially a dog) in order to inhibit deer chasing.
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Origin of expeditate

1495鈥1505; <Medieval Latin expedit膩tus (past participle of expedit膩re), equivalent to Latin ex-ex-1 + pedit- (stem of pedes) one who goes on foot + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM expeditate

ex路ped路i路ta路tion, noun
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