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quintuplicate

[n., adj. kwin-too-pli-kit, -tyoo-; v. kwin-too-pli-keyt, -tyoo-] /n., adj. kwɪnˈtu plɪ kɪt, -ˈtyu-; v. kwɪnˈtu plɪˌkeɪt, -ˈtyu-/
noun
1.
a group, series, or set of five copies or identical items, especially copies of typewritten matter.
adjective
2.
noting or consisting of five identical parts; fivefold.
3.
pertaining to a fifth item or copy of something.
verb (used with object), quintuplicated, quintuplicating.
4.
to produce or copy in quintuplicate.
5.
to make five times as great, as by multiplying.
Idioms
6.
in quintuplicate, in five identical copies.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; quintu(ple) + -plicate, after duplicate, triplicate, etc.
Related forms
quintuplication, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for in quintuplicate

quintuplicate

adjective (kwɪnˈtjuːplɪkɪt)
1.
fivefold or quintuple
verb (kwɪnˈtjuːplɪˌkeɪt)
2.
to multiply or be multiplied by five
noun (kwɪnˈtjuːplɪkɪt)
3.
a group or set of five things
Derived Forms
quintuplication, noun
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