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concatenate Line breaks: con|cat¦en|ate
Pronunciation: /kənˈkatɪneɪt/

Definition of concatenate in English:


[with object] formal or , technical
Link (things) together in a chain or series: some words may be concatenated, such that certain sounds are omitted
More example sentences
  • The retrieved file name is concatenated into a full URL and returned.
  • These small patches can be concatenated together when distributed to project maintainers.
  • The program stores image streams in a single file, concatenating each successive image onto the end of the file.


Late 15th century (as an adjective): from late Latin concatenat- 'linked together', from the verb concatenare, from con- 'together' + catenare, from catena 'chain'.

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