Definition of 'treble'
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The number of officers below superintendent to gain the medal has trebled and the number of chiefs more than halved. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sales last year were almost treble its 2009 total. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In good years, the rewards could be double or treble that. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The treble winners in 2015 found themselves fighting relegation and playing in the Qualifiers. The Sun (2016)In the past six years, 41,000 shared ownership homes have been built and the new scheme will more than treble this number. The Sun (2016)He completed his treble four minutes into the second half with a sensational solo effort. The Sun (2011)These bad loans almost trebled last year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He would be back next season plotting a treble treble. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They will be asked to list the great treble winners and he will be at its heart. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In a game three days earlier he had grabbed a treble in just three minutes. The Sun (2013)We probably spend treble the amount of time on it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So how about three doubles and a treble? The Sun (2013)New production facilities were trebled in size and factories were built. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Bet the usual four trebles and an accumulator. The Sun (2006)Nor was there in the second innings when he was again out for nought to complete a treble failure. Great Sporting Failures (1993)Then there was a bit where they asked his income and he thought of a number and trebled it. The Sun (2015)The number of people paying fraudsters to take their driving test for them has almost trebled in three years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If possible, turn treble to high and bass to medium. Secrets of the Soil (1990)That treble followed up another three at Hartlepool just four weeks ago. The Sun (2008)We'd all like to treble our pay. The Sun (2013)The study showed the cooking herb is popular with the 300 men and women who have hit treble figures. The Sun (2016)He can complete a treble. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'treble'
British English: treble /ˈtrɛbl/ VERB
If something trebles, or if you treble it, it becomes three times greater in number or amount.
The number of claims has almost trebled this year.
- American English: triple
- Arabic: يَزْدادُ ثَلاَثَةَ أَضْعاف
- Brazilian Portuguese: triplicar
- Chinese: 成三倍
- Croatian: utrostručiti
- Czech: ztrojnásobit
- Danish: tredoble
- Dutch: verdriedubbelen
- European Spanish: triplicar
- Finnish: kolminkertaistaa
- French: tripler
- German: verdreifachen
- Greek: τριπλασιάζω
- Italian: triplicare
- Japanese: 三倍にする
- Korean: 3배로 하다
- Norwegian: tredoble
- Polish: potroić
- European Portuguese: triplicar
- Romanian: a tripla
- Russian: утраивать
- Spanish: triplicar
- Swedish: tredubbla
- Thai: เพิ่มเป็นสามเท่า
- Turkish: üç katı
- Ukrainian: збільшуватися втричі
- Vietnamese: tăng gấp ba
Definition of treble from the Collins English Dictionary
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