quadripartite

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adjective quad·ri·par·tite \ˌkwä-drə-ˈpär-ˌtīt\

Definition of quadripartite

  1. 1 :  consisting of or divided into four parts

  2. 2 :  shared or participated in by four parties or persons a quadripartite agreement

Origin and Etymology of quadripartite

Middle English, from Latin quadripartitus, from quadri- + partitus, past participle of partire to divide, from part-, pars part


First Known Use: 15th century

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