Definition of quadripartite in English:


Syllabification: quad·ri·par·tite
Pronunciation: /ˌkwädrəˈpärtīt


  • 1Consisting of four parts.
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    • 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.


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

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