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three copies; usually required by government offices; in the good old days we used to have carbon copies.

Usage

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

Root

English

Region

All India

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