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Topic: NUMBERS

Language: Old English
Origin: thrie, threo

three

number
     
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:
Teachers taking part will be asked to work in threes.
threesome, third
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