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1. Consisting of or divided into four parts.
2. Involving four participants.


1. divided into or composed of four parts
2. maintained by or involving four participants or groups of participants


(ˌkwɒd rəˈpɑr taɪt)

1. divided into or consisting of four parts.
2. involving four participants.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin quadripartītus. See quadri-, partite]
quad`ri•par′tite•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.quadripartite - involving four parties
many-sided, multilateral - having many parts or sides


[ˈkwɒdrɪˈpɑːtaɪt] ADJcuadripartido


adj (Pol, form) → Vierer-; quadripartite talksVierergespräche pl; quadripartite agreementViermächteabkommen nt; the quadripartite division of Berlindie Teilung Berlins in vier Sektoren
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