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three copies; usually required by government offices; in the good old days we used to have carbon copies.
Taluk Office clerk to the man who has given an application: "How many times to tell you fellows, you must give in triplicate. Go and make two more copies and then submit."
Applicant: "Sir please adjust. I have no pen and paper."
Clerk: "Okay, okay. Give fifty rupees. I will manage somehow."
Added 2011-09-15 by Bimawala