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se-tenant

Syllabification: se-ten·ant
Pronunciation: /sə ˈtenənt, sə təˈnäN
 
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Definition of se-tenant in English:

adjective

Philately
(Of stamps of different designs) joined together side by side when printed: a se-tenant block of four stamps

Origin

early 20th century: from French, literally 'holding together'.

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