[ noun, adjective kwin-too-pli-kit, -tyoo-; verb kwin-too-pli-keyt, -tyoo- ]
/ noun, adjective kwɪnˈtu plɪ kɪt, -ˈtyu-; verb kwɪnˈtu plɪˌkeɪt, -ˈtyu- /
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a group, series, or set of five copies or identical items, especially copies of typewritten matter.
noting or consisting of five identical parts; fivefold.
pertaining to a fifth item or copy of something.
verb (used with object), quin·tu·pli·cat·ed, quin·tu·pli·cat·ing.
to produce or copy in quintuplicate.
to make five times as great, as by multiplying.
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Idioms for quintuplicate
in quintuplicate, in five identical copies.
OTHER WORDS FROM quintuplicatequin·tu·pli·ca·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for quintuplicate
fivefold or quintuple
to multiply or be multiplied by five
a group or set of five things
Derived forms of quintuplicatequintuplication, noun
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