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  • 1 triplicate — trip‧li‧cate [ˈtrɪplkt] noun in triplicate if you copy something in triplicate, you make three copies of it * * * triplicate UK US /ˈtrɪplɪkət/ noun ● in triplicate Cf. in triplicate …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Triplicate — Trip li*cate, a. [L. triplicatus, p. p. of triplicare to triple, treble; tri (see {Tri }) + plicare to fold. See {Ply}, v. t.] Made thrice as much; threefold; tripled. [1913 Webster] {Triplicate ratio} (Math.), the ratio of the cubes of two… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 triplicate — [trip′li kit; ] for v. [, trip′likāt΄] adj. [ME < L triplicatus, pp. of triplicare, to treble < triplex: see TRIPLEX] 1. threefold 2. designating the third of identical copies n. any of three identical copies or things vt. triplicated,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Triplicate — Trip li*cate, n. A third thing corresponding to two others of the same kind. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 triplicate — (adj.) early 15c., triple, threefold, from L. triplicatus, pp. of triplicare to triple, from tri three + plicare to fold see PLY (Cf. ply) (v.)). The verb meaning to multiply by three is recorded from 1620s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 triplicate — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ existing in three copies or examples. ► VERB 1) make three copies of. 2) multiply by three. DERIVATIVES triplication noun triplicity noun. ORIGIN from Latin triplicare make …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 triplicate — triplication, n. n., adj. /trip li kit, kayt /; v. /trip li kayt /, n., v., triplicated, triplicating, adj. n. 1. one of three identical items, esp. copies of typewritten material. 2. in triplicate, a. in three identical copies: This letter… …

    Universalium

  • 8 triplicate — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin triplicatus, past participle of triplicare to triple, from triplic , triplex threefold Date: 15th century consisting of or existing in three corresponding or identical parts or examples <… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 triplicate — n. in triplicate (to prepare all documents in triplicate) * * * [ trɪplɪkeɪt] in triplicate (to prepare all documents in triplicate) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 triplicate — / trɪplɪkət/ noun ♦ in triplicate with an original and two copies ● The invoices are printed in triplicate. ● The application form should be completed in triplicate. ♦ invoicing in triplicate the preparing of three copies of invoices …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 11 triplicate — trip|li|cate [ˈtrıplıkıt] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of triplicare to triple , from triplex; TRIPLEX] in triplicate if a document is in triplicate, there are three copies of it →↑duplicate ▪ Is it really necessary to… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 triplicate — trip|li|cate [ trıplıkət, trıplı,keıt ] noun in triplicate if you produce a document in triplicate, you make three copies of it …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 triplicate — noun in triplicate if a document is written in triplicate, there are three copies of it …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 triplicate — UK [ˈtrɪplɪkət] / US / US [ˈtrɪplɪˌkeɪt] noun in triplicate …

    English dictionary

  • 15 triplicate — trip•li•cate n., adj. [[t]ˈtrɪp lɪ kɪt, ˌkeɪt[/t]] v. [[t] ˌkeɪt[/t]] n. v. cat•ed, cat•ing, adj. 1) cvb one of three identical items, esp. copies of typewritten material 2) cvb to make threefold; triple 3) cvb to make three identical copies of… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 triplicate — / trɪplɪkət/ noun ♦ invoicing in triplicate the preparing of three copies of invoices …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 17 triplicate — adj., n., & v. adj. 1 existing in three examples or copies. 2 having three corresponding parts. 3 tripled. n. each of a set of three copies or corresponding parts. v.tr. 1 make in three copies. 2 multiply by three. Phrases and idioms: in… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 triplicate — 1. noun Each of a set of three identical objects or copies. 2. verb a) To make three identical copies of something. b) To triple …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 triplicate — Synonyms and related words: Photostat, Xerox, clone, copy, counterpart, cube, ditto, double, dupe, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, hectograph, manifold, microcopy, microfilm, mimeo, mimeograph, model, multigraph, multiply by three,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 triplicate — trip·li·cate || trɪplɪkÉ™t v. triple, copy three times; produce three of adj. triple, treble, threefold …

    English contemporary dictionary