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triplicate

noun trip·li·cate \ ˈtri-pli-kət \

Definition of triplicate

:three copies all alike used with in
  • typed in triplicate

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First Known Use of triplicate

1797


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triplicate

adjective trip·li·cate \ ˈtri-pli-kət \

Definition of triplicate

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

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Origin and Etymology of triplicate

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


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triplicate

verb trip·li·cate \ ˈtri-plə-ˌkāt \

Definition of triplicate

triplicated; triplicating
transitive verb
1 :to make triple or threefold
2 :to prepare in triplicate
  • triplicate the forms

triplication

play \ˌtri-plə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of triplicate

circa 1623



TRIPLICATE Defined for English Language Learners

triplicate

adjective

Definition of triplicate for English Language Learners

  • : having or existing in three copies



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