divided into or consisting of three parts: the tripartite occupation of West Germany.
involving, participated in, or made by three parties: a tripartite treaty signed by Argentina, Brazil, and Chile.
Botany. divided into three parts.
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How to use tripartite in a sentence
The first season of Netflix’s The Witcher offered up a complicated tripartite timeline that viewers had to puzzle out, but its second season was much more straightforward.TV’s buzziest shows aren’t trying to trick viewers anymore | Emily VanDerWerff | January 17, 2022 | Vox
Next day there was another meeting on the same raft, but this was tripartite, for the King of Prussia was present.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte | William Milligan Sloane
Jurisdiction over the tripartite division of territory, east, south and west, was to be assigned to district chairmen.Railroads: Rates and Regulations | William Z. Ripley
Hence even the thin nectary is essentially, I infer, tripartite; hence its tendency to bifurcation at its top.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II | Charles Darwin
These three, are ev'n the fin'st one fool tripartite, that was ere discovered.Beaumont & Fletcher's Works (6 of 10): The Queen of Corinth; | Francis Beaumont
Lastly, the tripartite division of the nature of the soul here first indicated is a permanent contribution to philosophy.Authors of Greece | T. W. Lumb
British Dictionary definitions for tripartite
divided into or composed of three parts
involving three participants
(esp of leaves) consisting of three parts formed by divisions extending almost to the base
- tripartitely, adverb
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