What does duplicity mean?

Definitions for duplicityduˈplɪs ɪ ti, dyu-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word duplicity.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fraudulence, duplicity(noun)

    a fraudulent or duplicitous representation

  2. duplicity, double-dealing(noun)

    acting in bad faith; deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another


  1. duplicity(Noun)

    Intentional deceptiveness; double-dealing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Duplicity(noun)

    doubleness; a twofold state

  2. Duplicity(noun)

    doubleness of heart or speech; insincerity; a sustained form of deception which consists in entertaining or pretending to entertain one of feelings, and acting as if influenced by another; bad faith

  3. Duplicity(noun)

    the use of two or more distinct allegations or answers, where one is sufficient

  4. Duplicity(noun)

    in indictments, the union of two incompatible offenses


  1. Duplicity

    Duplicity is a software suite that provides encrypted, digitally signed, versioned, remote backup of files requiring little of the remote server. Duplicity devises a scheme where the first archive is a complete backup and subsequent backups are only adding differences from the first backup. Chains consisting of a full backup and a series of incremental backups can be recovered to the point in time that any of the incremental steps were taken at. If any of the incremental backups are missing then the incremental backups following it cannot be reconstructed. It does this using GnuPG, librsync, tar, and rdiff. To transmit data to the backup repository it can use SSH/SCP/SFTP, local file access, rsync, FTP, Amazon S3 and Rackspace Cloud Files and others. Refer to it's man page for the constantly growing list of backends. Released under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Duplicity is free software. Duplicity works best under Unix-like operating systems, though it can be used with Windows under Cygwin. Currently duplicity supports deleted files, full Unix permissions, directories, and symbolic links, fifos, and device files, but not hard links.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of duplicity in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of duplicity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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Translations for duplicity

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • двуличие, двойственостBulgarian
  • Doppelspiel, Doppelzüngigkeit, DuplizitätGerman
  • διπροσωπίαGreek
  • duplicidadSpanish
  • kaksinaamaisuusFinnish
  • duplicité, double jeuFrench
  • 二枚舌, 二心Japanese
  • двуличие, двуличность, двойственностьRussian
  • düzenbazlık, ikiyüzlülükTurkish

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