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quadruplicate

adjective qua·dru·pli·cate \ kwä-ˈdrü-pli-kət \

Definition of quadruplicate

1 : consisting of or existing in four corresponding or identical parts or examples
  • quadruplicate invoices
2 : being the fourth of four things exactly alike

Origin and Etymology of quadruplicate

Latin quadruplicatus, past participle of quadruplicare to quadruple, from quadruplic-, quadruplex fourfold, from quadri- + -plic-, -plex fold — more at -fold


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quadruplicate

verb qua·dru·pli·cate \ kwä-ˈdrü-plə-ˌkāt \

Definition of quadruplicate

quadruplicated; quadruplicating
1 : to make quadruple or fourfold
2 : to prepare in quadruplicate

quadruplication

play \kwä-ˌdrü-plə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of quadruplicate

circa 1661

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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quadruplicate

noun qua·dru·pli·cate \ kwä-ˈdrü-pli-kət \

Definition of quadruplicate

1 : four copies all alike used with in
  • typed in quadruplicate
2 : one of four things exactly alike; specifically : one of four identical copies

First Known Use of quadruplicate

1790

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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