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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
transitive verb
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


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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


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