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adjective trip·li·cate \ˈtri-pli-kət\

Definition of triplicate

  1. :  consisting of or existing in three corresponding or identical parts or examples triplicate invoices

Origin and Etymology of triplicate

Middle English, from Latin triplicatus, past participle of triplicare to triple, from triplic-, triplex threefold


First Known Use: 15th century


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verb trip·li·cate \-plə-ˌkāt\

Definition of triplicate

triplicated

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triplicating

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make triple or threefold

  3. 2 :  to prepare in triplicate triplicate the forms

triplication

play \ˌtri-plə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

Circa 1623

First Known Use of triplicate

circa 1623


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triplicate

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noun trip·li·cate \-pli-kət\

Definition of triplicate

  1. :  three copies all alike —used with in typed in triplicate

1797

First Known Use of triplicate

1797




TRIPLICATE Defined for English Language Learners

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triplicate

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adjective trip·li·cate \ˈtri-pli-kət\

Definition of triplicate for English Language Learners

  • : having or existing in three copies


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