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quadripartite

Syllabification: quad·ri·par·tite
Pronunciation: /ˌkwädrəˈpärtīt
 
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Definition of quadripartite in English:

adjective

1Consisting of four parts.
Example sentences
  • The lower level of this structure consists of a triple-bay porch, with quadripartite groin vaults springing from a series of broad, round arches.
  • They were oases, an escape from the weather: walled, shaded, quadripartite, which is to say divided into four and, above all, watery.
  • One side effect of the New Order was the ending of a quadripartite agreement between East African Airways, BOAC, Central African Airways and South Africa Airways.
1.1Shared by or involving four parties.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin quadripartitus, from quadri- 'four' + partitus 'divided'.

Words that rhyme with quadripartite

bipartite, multipartite, partite, sexpartite, tripartite

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