Language: | Old English |

Origin: | thrie, threo |

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three S1

1HMN the number 3 :

They've won their last three games.

We'd better go. It's almost three (=three o'clock).

My little sister's only three (=three years old).

2## in threes

in groups of three people or things : ➔ threesome, third

Teachers taking part will be asked to work in threes.

Definition of three from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic NUMBERS

the topic NUMBERS

add
addition
bi-
billion
calculate
constant
D
demi-
division
eight
eleven
equal(a)
equal(v)
even
factor(n)
factor(v)
fifth
fig.
figure
five
four
fourth
gross
hundred
L
M
million
multiple
-nd
negative
nine
No.
nos.
number
O
one
pi
plot
point
positive
product
-rd
root
round
score
second
set
six
square(n)
square(v)
-st
sum
take
ten
thousand
three
tri-
twenty
twice
unit
V
X
zero

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