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times

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

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.Addition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionCalculations and calculating 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.Extremely good
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