Definition of 'two-thirds'
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The latter would imply a two-thirds increase in membership since the election. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The ground was only two-thirds full and there was little evidence of Pakistan support. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And nearly two-thirds support Government plans for pay based on performance. The Sun (2013)It is due to return to the synod in 2012 when it will need a two-thirds majority from the three houses. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This can be overturned only by a two-thirds majority of US senators. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'two-thirds'
British English: two-thirds DETERMINER
Two-thirds of something is an amount that is two out of three equal parts of it.
Two-thirds of householders in this city live in a mortgaged home.
- American English: two-thirds
- Brazilian Portuguese: dois terços
- Chinese: 三分之二
- European Spanish: dos tercios
- French: deux tiersN
- German: zwei Drittel
- Italian: due terzi
- Japanese: 三分の二
- Korean: 3분의 2
- European Portuguese: dois terços
- Spanish: dos tercios
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