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tripartition

[trahy-pahr-tish-uh n, -per-]
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noun
  1. division into three parts.
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Origin of tripartition

First recorded in 1645–55; tri- + partition
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Historical Examples

  • This arrangement, of course, may occur in each of the three kinds of tripartition.

    A History of English Versification

    Jakob Schipper


British Dictionary definitions for tripartition

tripartition

noun
  1. division into or among three
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