quadruplicate

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌkwɑˈdruːplɪkət/

Etymology[edit]

Latin quadruplicatus.

Adjective[edit]

quadruplicate (not comparable)

  1. having four parts
    • 1903: H.G. Wells, Mankind in the Making – The small schools might specialize upon the type locally most desirable, the larger might group its triplicate (or quadruplicate) system of sustained and serious courses about a common Library...
  1. four times over, multiplied by four
    • 1891: Rudyard Kipling, American Notes – ... Fortune, who delights in making the miner or the lumber-man a quadruplicate millionaire and in "busting" the railroad king.

Noun[edit]

quadruplicate (plural quadruplicates)

  1. in quadruplicate: four times over, in four copies
    • c.1886: Rudyard Kipling, "The Lovers' Litany" – Four times Cupid's debtor I-- / Bankrupt in quadruplicate.

Verb[edit]

quadruplicate (third-person singular simple present quadruplicates, present participle quadruplicating, simple past and past participle quadruplicated)

  1. To replicate four times; to make fourfold; to quadruple.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

quadruplicate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of quadruplicare
  2. second-person plural imperative of quadruplicare
  3. feminine plural of quadruplicato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

quadruplicāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of quadruplicō