Definition of 'twice'
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We argue once or twice a week. The Sun (2017)To that end it should think twice in future before attacking the media for doing its job. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can feed them twice a day. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was not compulsory but he was buying into that twice a week. The Sun (2016)They might think twice before spreading their own particular brand of mayhem and destruction. The Sun (2016)Tests show taking a drug twice a day restores hair growth in four months. The Sun (2016)It also suggests additional strength exercises twice a week which work all major muscles. The Sun (2016)The snap will hopefully make other people think twice before doing the same thing. The Sun (2016)The piece is 35 minutes long but it could be half that long and be twice as effective. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were then twice as effective at recognising murmurs in tests. The Sun (2007)But twice coming back from two sets down against him does help your mentality. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The longterm unemployed are ill for almost twice as many days as workers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It will certainly make us think twice about hiring more people. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Use a body scrub twice a week to get rid of any rough patches. The Sun (2013)By most measures its operations are roughly twice as effective as the industry average. Total Customer Service (The Ultimate Weapon) (1990)In another cartoonish incident the car was once stolen twice in a day. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But think twice before taking a selfie. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Twice last week sportsmen have proved me spectacularly wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Do this process twice a day to kill the fungi and to treat the irritation. The Sun (2012)Twice a week he will take contacts to dinner. Times, Sunday Times (2006)No wonder the manager will think twice the next time his players ask to go out when overseas. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He said that his approach was to keep prices down so that people would come back twice a month. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was also twice champion jockey in Ireland before weight issues forced his retirement from the saddle. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He kicked 13 points as the champions twice came from behind to win. The Sun (2013)He is twice a world champion but yet to reach Olympic heights. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Each country's fiscal stimulus can be twice as effective in raising domestic output growth if its major trading partners also have a stimulus package. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She has twice been world champion at the distance, most recently at Moscow last month. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Trends of 'twice'
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Translations for 'twice'
British English: twice /twaɪs/ ADVERB
If something happens twice, it happens two times.
I've met him twice.
- American English: twice
- Arabic: مَرَّتَيْـن
- Brazilian Portuguese: duas vezes
- Chinese: 两次
- Croatian: dvaput
- Czech: dvakrát
- Danish: to gange
- Dutch: tweemaal
- European Spanish: dos veces
- Finnish: kahdesti
- French: deux fois
- German: zweimal
- Greek: δις
- Italian: due volte
- Japanese: 二度
- Korean: 두 번
- Norwegian: to ganger
- Polish: dwa razy
- European Portuguese: duas vezes
- Romanian: de două ori
- Russian: дважды
- Spanish: dos veces
- Swedish: två gånger
- Thai: สองครั้ง
- Turkish: iki kere
- Ukrainian: двічі
- Vietnamese: hai lần
Definition of twice from the Collins English Dictionary
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