in quadruplicate

quadruplicate

[n., adj. kwo-droo-pli-kit; v. kwo-droo-pli-keyt]
noun
1.
one of four copies or identical items, especially copies of typewritten material.
adjective
2.
consisting of four identical parts.
3.
pertaining to a fourth item or copy of something.
verb (used with object), quadruplicated, quadruplicating.
4.
to produce or copy in quadruplicate.
5.
to make four times as great.
Idioms
6.
in quadruplicate, in four identical copies.

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin quadruplicātus (past participle of quadruplicāre), equivalent to quadruplic- (stem of quadruplex quadruplex) + -ātus -ate1

quadruplication, quadruplicature [kwo-droo-pli-kuh-cher] , noun
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quadruplicate
 
adj
1.  fourfold or quadruple
 
vb
2.  to multiply or be multiplied by four
 
n
3.  a group or set of four things
 
[C17: from Latin quadruplicāre to increase fourfold]
 
quadrupli'cation
 
n

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