[ noun, adjective seks-too-pli-kit, -tyoo-, -tuhp-li-; verb seks-too-pli-keyt, -tyoo-, -tuhp-li- ]
/ noun, adjective sɛksˈtu plɪ kɪt, -ˈtyu-, -ˈtʌp lɪ-; verb sɛksˈtu plɪˌkeɪt, -ˈtyu-, -ˈtʌp lɪ- /
a group, series, or set of six identical copies: The application is to be submitted in sextuplicate.
having or consisting of six identical parts; sixfold.
verb (used with object), sex·tu·pli·cat·ed, sex·tu·pli·cat·ing.
to make six copies of.
to make six times as great.
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British Dictionary definitions for sextuplicate
noun (sɛksˈtuːpləkɪt, -ˌkeɪt, -ˈtjuː-, -ˈtʌp-)
a group or set of six things, esp identical copies
adjective (sɛksˈtuːpləkɪt, -ˌkeɪt, -ˈtjuː-, -ˈtʌp-)
six times as many, much, or often
maths raised to the sixth power
verb (sɛksˈtuːpləˌkeɪt, -ˈtjuː-, -ˈtʌp-)
to multiply or become multiplied by six
Word Origin for sextuplicate
C20: from sextu (ple + du) plicate
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