partite

adjective

par·​tite ˈpär-ˌtīt How to pronounce partite (audio)
1
: divided into a usually specified number of parts
2
: parted sense 1b
a partite leaf

Examples of partite in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The global interest in mitigating and adapting, to power humankind with the knowledge of what is in store, has grown manifold in the recent decades, with several multi-partite international agreements looking to lower emissions. Sulagna Chattopadhyay, Quartz, 15 Dec. 2021 The principal one as noted is the fiduciary duty one whereby PBCs need to engage in a tri-partite balancing of the interests of the shareholders, the public benefit mission in the charter and the stakeholders most impacted by that public mission. Christopher Marquis, Forbes, 14 June 2021

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Word History

Etymology

Latin partitus, from past participle of partire

First Known Use

circa 1570, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of partite was circa 1570

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“Partite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/partite. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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