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times

preposition, predeterminer, adverb uk   /taɪmz/ us  
B2 multiplied by: Two times two equals four (2 × 2 = 4). The area of a rectangle is its height times its width.

times

predeterminer, adverb uk   /taɪmz/ us  
B1 used to show the difference in amount of two things, by multiplying one of them by the stated number: She earns five times as much as I do./She earns five times more than I do. My foot swelled up to three times the normal size when it was stung by a wasp.ten, a hundred, etc. times better, longer, etc. informal much better, longer, etc.: This work is ten times better than the last piece you did.
Translations of “times”
in Korean -으로 곱한…
in Arabic في (علامة الضرب في الحساب)…
in Portuguese vezes, multiplicado por…
in Catalan per…
in Japanese ~倍にする, ~をかける…
in Italian moltiplicato, per…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乘,乘以…
in Russian умножить на (какое-либо число)…
in Turkish kere, çarpı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乘,乘以…
in Polish razy…
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