Quadfecta vs. Trifecta
Quadfecta and Trifecta Definitions
A bet in which the bettor must select the winners of the first four places (i.e., first, second, third, and fourth) of a race in the correct order.
A system of betting in which the bettor must pick the first three winners in the correct sequence. Also called triple.
(by extension) A set of four wins at related events; a set of four events.
A set or combination of three things
"the media's portrayal of the moral trifecta of sex, violence, and profanity" (Gregory Stevenson).
A bet in which the bettor must select the first three placegetters of a race in the order in which they finish.
The attainment of three important achievements, qualities, etc.
A set of three related things, often things that cause problems.
(US politics) The complete legislative and executive control of state or federal government by one party: governorship, the upper house, and the lower house of state or federal legislatures. The party that holds all three positions of power is said to have a trifecta.