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three  

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Ftrois
  • NomPLthreesPREthree-SUF-ée
    1. The digit/figure 3.
      1. Anything measuring three units, as length.
        1. Put all the threes in a separate container.
      2. A person who is three years old.
        1. All the threes will go in Mrs. Smith's class, while I'll take the fours and fives.
      3. The playing card featuring three pips.
        1. (basketball) Abbreviation of three-pointer.
        2. Plus d'exemples
          1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
            • For a nervous twenty-four hours, three wanted criminals were at large in the city.
            • The three songs I've heard so far are low-key and restrained, with a tetch of honky-tonk tension--the sound of a heart being bounced up and down like a squishy yo-yo.
            • After having shown us three hours of instructional and safety videos, the inspector was simply beating a dead horse by telling us to buckle up as we got into the van.
          2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
            • Three veneys for a dish of stewed prunes. --Shakespeare.
            • Three black circles to the left of the 45° line in Fig 2C represents etanerecept patients with no improvement in their DAS28-CRP score at week 16.
            • Three buildings in the World Trade Center Complex collapsed due to structural failure on the day of the attack.
          3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
            • “Then he planned to kill you, and take over himself as governor.” “Hah, in a pig's eye,” said Nasty Three.
            • I finished in five minutes and she showed me up by finishing in three.

        Meaning of three for the defined word.

        Grammaticalement, ce mot "three" est un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable. C'est aussi un chiffre.
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            Liens Connexes:
            1. en three-quarters
            2. en threefold
            3. en three-cornered
            4. en three-quarter
            5. en three-dimensional
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