Definition of quintuplicate in English:


Line breaks: quin|tu¦pli|cate


Pronunciation: /kwɪnˈtjuːplɪkət
  • 1Fivefold.
  • 1.1Of which five copies are made.


Pronunciation: /kwɪnˈtjuːplɪkeɪt
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  • Multiply by five.


in quintuplicate

In five identical copies: controllers determined that the slightest passing thought should be circulated in quintuplicate
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  • In the past, it has always been making copies in quintuplicate, and entrusting them to the courier gods.
In groups of five: assays were performed in quintuplicate


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

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