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quintuplicate

Syllabification: quin·tu·pli·cate

Definition of quintuplicate in English:

adjective

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

verb

Pronunciation: /kwinˈt(y)o͞opləˌkāt
 
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Multiply by five.

Origin

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

Phrases

in quintuplicate

1
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.

Words that rhyme with quintuplicate

duplicate, quadruplicate

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