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Meaning of TRIPARTITE

Pronunciation:  trI'pârtIt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  involving three parties or elements; "the triangular mother-father-child relationship"; "a trilateral agreement"; "a tripartite treaty"; "a tripartite division"; "a three-way playoff"
 

TRIPARTITE is a 10 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: many-sided, multilateral, three-party, three-way, triangular, trilateral
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

2. Having three corresponding parts or copies; as, to make
   indentures tripartite. --A. Smith.

3. Made between three parties; as, a tripartite treaty.

 

 

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