tripartite

adjective
tri·​par·​tite | \ (ˌ)trī-ˈpär-ˌtīt How to pronounce tripartite (audio) \

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

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Synonyms for tripartite

Synonyms

threefold, treble, triadic, triple, triplex

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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

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For the first time, researchers have teleported a qutrit, a tripartite unit of quantum information. Daniel Garisto, Scientific American, "“Qutrit” Experiments Are a First in Quantum Teleportation," 6 Aug. 2019 Soon leaving the urban world behind, this trio heads out for a vacation in a remote cabin in the Dolomites near a mountain with a tripartite configuration that is Aaron’s favorite spot in the world. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Review: ‘Three Peaks’ is not a peak experience," 2 Aug. 2019 Soon leaving the urban world behind, this trio heads out for a vacation in a remote cabin in the Dolomites near a mountain with a tripartite configuration that is Aaron’s favorite spot in the world. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Review: ‘Three Peaks’ is not a peak experience," 2 Aug. 2019 Environmentalists caution that allowing tripartite agreement could be yet another step towards allowing greater participation of private industries in management of India’s forests. Mayank Aggarwal, Quartz India, "India is counting on private players to rejuvenate its forests, but will that work?," 24 July 2019 Soon leaving the urban world behind, this trio heads out for a vacation in a remote cabin in the Dolomites near a mountain with a tripartite configuration that is Aaron’s favorite spot in the world. Kenneth Turan, latimes.com, "Review: 'Three Peaks' is not a peak experience," 10 July 2019 The other member of the tripartite automotive alliance, Mitsubishi Motors Corp. , plans to convene its board next week. Sean Mclain, WSJ, "Nissan Board to Vote on Driving Out Carlos Ghosn," 22 Nov. 2018 Three plaques recount Muhlenberg’s tripartite life as a clergyman, soldier and statesman. John Kelly, Washington Post, "A park on Connecticut Avenue NW has a statue of John Muhlenberg. Why?," 7 July 2018 The layout of the piece itself mimics the tripartite nature of the DMZ. Sharon Mizota, latimes.com, "Review: At the Korean DMZ, reunification through one artist's strange lens," 7 July 2018

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First Known Use of tripartite

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for tripartite

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin tripartitus, from tri- + partitus divided — more at partite

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tripartite

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of tripartite

formal : involving three people, groups, or parts

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