tripartite

  • 1Tripartite — means composed of or split into three parts, or refers to three parties. Specifically, it may also refer to any of the following:* 3 (number) * Tripartite (theology) body, soul and spirit * Tripartite monotheism, the technical term for the… …

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  • 2Tripartite — Trip ar*tite, a. [L. tripartitus; tri (see {Tri }) + partitus, p. p. of partiri to part, to divide. See {Part}, v. i.] 1. Divided into three parts; triparted; as, a tripartite leaf. [1913 Webster] 2. Having three corresponding parts or copies; as …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3tripartite — adj. Composed of or having three parts; divided into three parts or elements. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …

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  • 4tripartite — early 15c., divided in three, from L. tripartitus divided into three parts, from tri three + partitus, pp. of partiri to divide (see PART (Cf. part) (v.)) …

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  • 5tripartite — ► ADJECTIVE 1) consisting of three parts. 2) shared by or involving three parties …

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  • 6tripartite — [trī pär′tīt] adj. [ME < L tripartitus < tri , three + partitus,PARTITE] 1. divided into three parts; threefold 2. having three corresponding parts or copies 3. made or existing between three parties, as an agreement …

    English World dictionary

  • 7tripartite — triparti, ie [ triparti ] ou tripartite [ tripartit ] adj. • 1527, 1690; trisparti 1460; lat. tripartitus; cf. tri et2. parti (II) 1 ♦ Didact. Divisé en trois parties. Hist. Chambre tripartie : chambre du Parlement (2/3 de catholiques, 1/3 de… …

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  • 8Tripartite — Die Tripartite ist in Luxemburg eine wirtschafts und sozialpolitische Institution, die grundlegend ist für das sog. „Luxemburger Modell“. Die Tripartite ist ein konjunkturpolitischer Ausschuss, an dem Patronat ( Arbeitgeber ), Gewerkschaften… …

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  • 9Tripartite — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Tripartite peut faire référence à : Classe Tripartite, une classe de chasseurs de mines destinée aux marines militaires belge, française et… …

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  • 10tripartite — /truy pahr tuyt/, adj. 1. divided into or consisting of three parts: the tripartite occupation of West Germany. 2. involving, participated in, or made by three parties: a tripartite treaty signed by Argentina, Brazil, and Chile. 3. Bot. divided… …

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  • 11tripartite — tri|par|tite [traıˈpa:taıt US ˈpa:r ] adj [only before noun] formal [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: tripartitus, from tri + partitus divided ] involving three parts, groups etc tripartite agreement/talks etc ▪ a tripartite agreement between… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12tripartite — tri|par|tite [ traı par,taıt ] adjective FORMAL 1. ) involving three countries or organizations: a tripartite alliance 2. ) consisting of three parts: a tripartite political system …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13tripartite — [[t]traɪpɑ͟ː(r)taɪt[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n You can use tripartite to describe something that has three parts or that involves three groups of people. [FORMAL] ...tripartite meetings between Government ministers, trades union leaders and… …

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  • 14tripartite — adjective formal 1 tripartite agreement/alliance etc involving three groups or nations 2 having three parts: a tripartite structure …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15tripartite — UK [traɪˈpɑː(r)taɪt] / US [traɪˈpɑrˌtaɪt] adjective formal 1) involving three countries or organizations a tripartite alliance 2) consisting of three parts a tripartite political system …

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  • 16tripartite — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin tripartitus, from tri + partitus divided more at partite Date: 15th century 1. divided into or composed of three parts 2. having three corresponding parts or copies 3. made… …

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  • 17TRIPARTITE — adj. f. Qui est divisée en trois. Il ne se dit guère que De l histoire qui est l abrégé de celles d Eusèbe, de Socrate et de Sozomène. L Histoire tripartite …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 18tripartite — (tri par ti t ) adj. f. Qui est divisé en trois.    L Histoire tripartite, histoire qui est l abrégé de celles d Eusèbe, de Socrate et de Sozomène. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. tripartitus, de tri, trois, et partiri, partager (voy. partir 1) …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 19tripartite — adj. Tripartite is used with these nouns: ↑division …

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  • 20tripartite — tri•par•tite [[t]traɪˈpɑr taɪt[/t]] adj. 1) divided into or consisting of three parts: a tripartite leaf[/ex] 2) involving, participated in, or made by three parties • Etymology: 1375–1425; late ME < L tripartītus=tri tri +partītus, ptp. of… …

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