Meaning of TRIPLE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ trɪp(ə)l ]
( triples, tripling, tripled)
Triple means consisting of three things or parts.
...a triple somersault...
In 1882 Germany, Austria, and Italy formed the Triple Alliance.
ADJ : ADJ n
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.
VERB : V , V in n , V n
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...
PREDET : PREDET the n
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006