Meaning of TWICE in English


/twuys/ , adv.

1. two times, as in succession: Write twice a week.

2. on two occasions; in two instances: I phoned him twice.

3. in twofold quantity or degree; in double the amount or degree: twice as much.

[ bef. 1150; ME twies, equiv. to twie twice (OE twige, c. OFris twia, OS tuuio; see TWI-) + -s -S 1 ]

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