Definition of quintuplicate in English:

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quintuplicate

adjective

Pronunciation: /kwinˈt(y)o͞opləˌkət/
1.1Of which five copies are made.

verb

Pronunciation: /kwinˈt(y)o͞opləˌkāt/
[with object]
Multiply by five.

Phrases

in quintuplicate

In five identical copies.
Example sentences
  • In the past, it has always been making copies in quintuplicate, and entrusting them to the courier gods.
1.1In groups of five.

Origin

Mid 17th century: from quintuple, on the pattern of words such as quadruplicate.

Words that rhyme with quintuplicate

duplicate, quadruplicate

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: quin·tu·pli·cate

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