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quintuplicate

[ noun, adjective kwin-too-pli-kit, -tyoo-; verb kwin-too-pli-keyt, -tyoo- ]
/ noun, adjective kw瑟n藞tu pl瑟 k瑟t, -藞tyu-; verb kw瑟n藞tu pl瑟藢ke瑟t, -藞tyu- /
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noun
a group, series, or set of five copies or identical items, especially copies of typewritten matter.
adjective
noting or consisting of five identical parts; fivefold.
pertaining to a fifth item or copy of something.
verb (used with object), quin路tu路pli路cat路ed, quin路tu路pli路cat路ing.
to produce or copy in quintuplicate.
to make five times as great, as by multiplying.
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Idioms about quintuplicate

    in quintuplicate, in five identical copies.

Origin of quintuplicate

1650鈥60; quintu(ple) + -plicate, after duplicate, triplicate, etc.

OTHER WORDS FROM quintuplicate

quin路tu路pli路ca路tion, noun

Words nearby quintuplicate

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How to use quintuplicate in a sentence

  • Not a rivet fell, but that its fall was noted鈥攊n quintuplicate.

    The Misplaced Battleship|Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
  • Associated words: quinary, quintuple, quintuplicate, quincunx.

    Putnam's Word Book|Louis A. Flemming

British Dictionary definitions for quintuplicate

quintuplicate

adjective (kw瑟n藞tju藧pl瑟k瑟t)
fivefold or quintuple
verb (kw瑟n藞tju藧pl瑟藢ke瑟t)
to multiply or be multiplied by five
noun (kw瑟n藞tju藧pl瑟k瑟t)
a group or set of five things

Derived forms of quintuplicate

quintuplication, noun
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