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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Late Latin
Origin: , past participle of concatenare 'to link in a chain', from Latin com- ( COM-) + catena 'chain'

concatenation

noun
     
con‧cat‧e‧na‧tion [uncountable and countable] formal
a series of events or things joined together one after another
concatenation of
a strange concatenation of events

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