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 for concatenation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Concatenation \Con*cat`e*na"tion\ (-n[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [L.
     concatenatio.]
     A series of links united; a series or order of things
     depending on each other, as if linked together; a chain, a
     succession.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The stoics affirmed a fatal, unchangeable concatenation
           of causes, reaching even to the illicit acts of man's
           will.                                    --South.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           A concatenation of explosions.           --W. Irving.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  concatenation
      n 1: the state of being linked together as in a chain; union in
           a linked series
      2: the linking together of a consecutive series of symbols or
         events or ideas etc; "it was caused by an improbable
         concatenation of circumstances"
      3: a series of things depending on each other as if linked
         together; "the chain of command"; "a complicated
         concatenation of circumstances" [syn: chain,
         concatenation]
      4: the act of linking together as in a series or chain

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