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English definition of “tripartite”

tripartite

adjective uk   /ˌtraɪˈpɑː.taɪt/ us    /-pɑːr.t̬aɪt/ formal
involving three people or organizations, or existing in three parts: The minister is to hold tripartite meetings with the oil and car industries to discuss ways of reducing pollution. A tripartite agreement brought together government, industry, and trade unions in an effort to reduce unemployment.
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