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Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: stratifier, from Modern Latin stratificare, from stratum; STRATUM

stratified

adjective
     
Related topics: Geology, Sociology
strat‧i‧fied
1SS having different social classes:
a stratified society
2HEG having several layers of earth, rock etc:
stratified rock

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