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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of triplicare 'to triple', from triplex; TRIPLEX

triplicate

noun
     
trip‧li‧cate

in triplicate

if a document is in triplicate, there are three copies of it [↪ duplicate]:
Is it really necessary to complete the forms in triplicate?

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