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quintuplicate

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adjective quin·tu·pli·cate \kwin-ˈtü-pli-kət, -ˈtyü-\

Definition of quintuplicate

  1. 1 :  consisting of or existing in five corresponding or identical parts or examples quintuplicate invoices

  2. 2 :  being the fifth of five things exactly alike file the quintuplicate copy

Origin and Etymology of quintuplicate

Medieval Latin quintuplicatus, past participle of quintuplicare to quintuple, from quintuplus quintuple


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quintuplicate

noun quin·tu·pli·cate

Definition of quintuplicate

  1. 1 :  one of five things exactly alike; specifically :  one of five identical copies

  2. 2 :  five copies all alike —used with in typed in quintuplicate

First Known Use of quintuplicate

1851


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quintuplicate

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verb quin·tu·pli·cate \kwin-ˈtü-plə-ˌkāt, -ˈtyü-\

Definition of quintuplicate

quintuplicated

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quintuplicating

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make quintuple or fivefold

  3. 2 :  to prepare in quintuplicate

First Known Use of quintuplicate

circa 1889

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