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quadripartite

[ kwod-ruh-pahr-tahyt ]
/ ˌkwɒd rəˈpɑr taɪt /
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adjective

divided into or consisting of four parts.
involving four participants: a quadripartite treaty.

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Origin of quadripartite

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English word from Latin word quadripartītus.See quadri-, partite

OTHER WORDS FROM quadripartite

quad·ri·par·tite·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for quadripartite

quadripartite
/ (ˌkwɒdrɪˈpɑːtaɪt) /

adjective

divided into or composed of four parts
maintained by or involving four participants or groups of participants
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