Definition of tripartite
1 : divided into or composed of three parts
2 : having three corresponding parts or copies
3 : made between or involving three parties a tripartite treaty
Examples of tripartite in a Sentence
negotiated a tripartite agreement with its trading partner, with the first and second parts coming into effect immediately and the last part five years later
Recent Examples of tripartite from the Web
What would Ismay say of his current tripartite formula?
Inefficient, eccentric and unique in the nation, New Orleans' tripartite system gave little incentive to citizens of Lafayette to join their neighbor's mess.
The tripartite portrait was made not long after the two men met at a Soho pub—Bacon would go on to render Dyer’s image countless times—and has never before gone to auction.
The dinosaurs known at the time had the tripartite arrangements of their hip bones in one of two configurations.
These men, united in their opposition to slavery, their love of American writing, and their tripartite names, included such eminences as Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and James Russell Lowell.
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TRIPARTITE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tripartite for English Language Learners
: involving three people, groups, or parts
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