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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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transitive verb trip·li·cate \-plə-ˌkāt\

Definition of triplicate

triplicated

triplicating

  1. 1 :  to make triple or threefold

  2. 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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