compounding
compounding compounding n. the act of combining things.

Syn: combination, combining. [WordNet 1.5] ||


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  • compounding — com·pound || kÉ’mpaÊŠnd n. enclosed area; mixture, substance composed of different elements v. mix, blend, combine adj. consisting of more than one part …   English contemporary dictionary

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