Meaning of THREE in English

THREE

/ θriː; NAmE / number 3

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IDIOMS

- the three Rs

—more at two

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WORD ORIGIN

Old English thrīe (masculine), thrīo , thrēo (feminine), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch drie and German drei , from an Indo-European root shared by Latin tres and Greek treis .

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