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quadruplicate

[ noun, adjective kwo-droo-pli-kit; verb kwo-droo-pli-keyt ]
/ noun, adjective kw蓲藞dru pl瑟 k瑟t; verb kw蓲藞dru pl瑟藢ke瑟t /
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noun
one of four copies or identical items, especially copies of typewritten material.
adjective
consisting of four identical parts.
pertaining to a fourth item or copy of something.
verb (used with object), quad路ru路pli路cat路ed, quad路ru路pli路cat路ing.
to produce or copy in quadruplicate.
to make four times as great.
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Idioms about quadruplicate

    in quadruplicate, in four identical copies.

Origin of quadruplicate

1650鈥60; <Latin quadruplic膩tus (past participle of quadruplic膩re), equivalent to quadruplic- (stem of quadruplexquadruplex) + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM quadruplicate

quad路ru路pli路ca路tion, quad路ru路pli路ca路ture [kwo-droo-pli-kuh-cher], /kw蓲藞dru pl瑟 k蓹 t蕛蓹r/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for quadruplicate

quadruplicate

adjective (kw蓲藞dru藧pl瑟k瑟t, -藢ke瑟t)
fourfold or quadruple
verb (kw蓲藞dru藧pl瑟藢ke瑟t)
to multiply or be multiplied by four
noun (kw蓲藞dru藧pl瑟k瑟t, -藢ke瑟t)
a group or set of four things

Derived forms of quadruplicate

quadruplication, noun

Word Origin for quadruplicate

C17: from Latin quadruplic膩re to increase fourfold
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