[ pahr-tahyt ]
/ ˈpɑr taɪt /
divided into parts, usually into a specified number of parts (usually used in combination): a tripartite agreement.
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British Dictionary definitions for partite
/ (ˈpɑːtaɪt) /
(in combination) composed of or divided into a specified number of partsbipartite
(esp of plant leaves) divided almost to the base to form two or more parts
Word Origin for partite
C16: from Latin partīre to divide
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