Definition of quadripartition in English:

quadripartition

noun

  • Division into four parts.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Fuller (1607/8–1661), Church of England clergyman. From classical Latin quadripartītiō, quadripertītiō division into four parts (Varro) from quadripartītus, quadripertītus + -iō.

Pronunciation

quadripartition

/ˌkwɒdrɪpɑːˈtɪʃn/