biplicity 1731; see BI- (Cf. bi-) + ending from MULTIPLICITY (Cf. multiplicity). A useful and non-pejorative alternative to duplicity.

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  • Biplicity — Bi*plic i*ty, n. The state of being twice folded; reduplication. [R.] Bailey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • biplicity — (baɪˈplɪsɪtɪ) [f. bi prefix2 II; cf. duplicity.] Twofold state or quality. in Bailey II; whence in mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Duality — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Duality >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 duality duality dualism Sgm: N 1 duplicity duplicity Sgm: N 1 biplicity biplicity biformity Sgm: N 1 polarity polarity GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 two …   English dictionary for students

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