Meaning of TRIPLE in English

TRIPLE

transcription, транскрипция: [ trɪp(ə)l ]

( triples, tripling, tripled)

1.

Triple means consisting of three things or parts.

...a triple somersault...

In 1882 Germany, Austria, and Italy formed the Triple Alliance.

ADJ : ADJ n

2.

If something triples or if you triple it, it becomes three times as large in size or number.

I got a fantastic new job and my salary tripled...

The Exhibition has tripled in size from last year...

The merger puts the firm in a position to triple its earnings.

= treble

VERB : V , V in n , V n

3.

If something is triple the amount or size of another thing, it is three times as large.

The mine reportedly had an accident rate triple the national average...

= treble

PREDET : PREDET the n

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