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ram·i·fy

 (răm′ə-fī′)
v. ram·i·fied, ram·i·fy·ing, ram·i·fies
v.intr.
1. To have complicating consequences or outgrowths: The problem merely ramified after the unsuccessful meeting.
2. To send out branches or subordinate branchlike parts.
v.tr.
To divide into or cause to extend in branches or subordinate branchlike parts.

[Middle English ramifien, to branch out, from Old French ramifier, from Medieval Latin rāmificāre : Latin rāmus, branch; see wrād- in Indo-European roots + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]
Translations

ramified

adj (lit, fig)verzweigt; (more intricate) → verästelt
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