[doo-plis-i-tee, dyoo-] /duˈplɪs ɪ ti, dyu-/
noun, plural duplicities for 2, 3.
deceitfulness in speech or conduct, as by speaking or acting in two different ways to different people concerning the same matter; double-dealing.
Synonyms: deceit, deception, dissimulation, fraud, guile, hypocrisy, trickery.
Antonyms: candidness, directness, honesty, straightforwardness.
an act or instance of such deceitfulness.
Law. the act or fact of including two or more offenses in one count, or charge, as part of an indictment, thus violating the requirement that each count contain only a single offense.
the state or quality of having two elements or parts; being twofold or double.
noun (pl) -ties
early 15c., from Old French duplicite (13c.), from Late Latin duplicitatem (nominative duplicitas) “doubleness,” in Medieval Latin “ambiguity,” noun of quality from duplex (genitive duplicis) “twofold.” The notion is of being “double” in one’s conduct (cf. Greek diploos “treacherous, double-minded,” literally “twofold, double”).
- Dup loop
messaging /d[y]oop loop/ (also “dupe loop”) [FidoNet] An infinite stream of duplicated, near-identical messages on a FidoNet echo, the only difference being unique or mangled identification information applied by a faulty or incorrectly configured system or network gateway, thus rendering dup killers ineffective. If such a duplicate message eventually reaches a system through which it […]
[doo-pon-dee-uh s, dyoo-] /duˈpɒn di əs, dyu-/ noun, plural dupondii [doo-pon-dee-ahy, dyoo-] /duˈpɒn diˌaɪ, dyu-/ (Show IPA) 1. a coin of ancient Rome, equal to two asses. /djuːˈpɒndɪəs/ noun (pl) -dii (-dɪˌaɪ) 1. a brass coin of ancient Rome worth half a sesterce
[doo-pont, dyoo-, doo-pont, dyoo-; for 1, 2 also French dy-pawn] /duˈpɒnt, dyu-, ˈdu pɒnt, ˈdyu-; for 1, 2 also French düˈpɔ̃/ noun 1. Eleuthère Irénée [e-lœ-ter ee-rey-ney] /ɛ lœˈtɛr i reɪˈneɪ/ (Show IPA), 1771–1834, U.S. industrialist, born in France. 2. Pierre Samuel [pee-air sam-yoo-uh l;; French pyer sa-my-el] /piˈɛər ˈsæm yu əl;; French pyɛr sa […]
[duhp] /dʌp/ verb (used with object), dupped, dupping. Archaic. 1. to open. /dʌp/ verb dups, dupping, dupped 1. (transitive) (archaic or dialect) to open