[ noun, adjective ok-too-pli-kit, -keyt, -tyoo-, -tuhp-li-; verb ok-too-pli-keyt, -kit, -tyoo-, -tuhp-li- ]
/ noun, adjective ɒkˈtu plɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt, -ˈtyu-, -ˈtʌp lɪ-; verb ɒkˈtu plɪˌkeɪt, -kɪt, -ˈtyu-, -ˈtʌp lɪ- /
a group, series, or set of eight identical copies (usually preceded by in).
having or consisting of eight identical parts; eightfold.
noting the eighth copy or item.
verb (used with object), oc·tu·pli·cat·ed, oc·tu·pli·cat·ing.
to make eight copies of.
to make eight times as great, as by multiplying.
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Which of the options below is the best punctuation for the sentence? It__s your turn to pick the movie __ but your sister gets to pick the board game we _ re going to play.
Its your turn to pick the movie but your sister gets to pick the board game we’re going to play.
It’s your turn to pick the movie but your sister gets to pick the board game were going to play.
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