triplicate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Early 15th century. From Latin triplicatus, form of triplicāre (to triple), from tri- (three) + plicāre (to fold).[1]

Surface form tri- (three) +‎ plicate (fold), analogous with duplicate.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (noun) IPA(key): /ˈtrɪp.lɪ.kət/
  • (verb) IPA(key): /ˈtrɪp.lɪ.keIt/

Adjective[edit]

triplicate (not comparable)

  1. Made thrice as much; threefold; tripled.

Noun[edit]

triplicate (plural triplicates)

  1. Each of a set of three identical objects or copies.

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Verb[edit]

triplicate (third-person singular simple present triplicates, present participle triplicating, simple past and past participle triplicated)

  1. (transitive) To make three identical copies of something.
  2. (transitive) To triple.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ triplicate” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

triplicate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of triplicare
  2. second-person plural imperative of triplicare
  3. feminine plural of triplicato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

trīplicāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of trīplicō