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treble

predeterminer uk   /ˈtreb.l̩/ us  
three times greater in amount, number, or size: He earns almost treble the amount that I do.

treble

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈtreb.l̩/ us  
to increase three times in size or amount, or to make something do this: The price of property has almost trebled in the last ten years.

treble

adverb, adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈtreb.l̩/ us  
being or relating to a boy's voice that sings the highest notes, or an instrument that plays the highest notes: He sings treble. a treble voice

treble

noun [C] uk   /ˈtreb.l̩/ us  

treble noun [C] (SINGER)

someone with a treble voice: This part is for a boy treble.
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treble noun [C] (THREE WINS)

[usually singular] an occasion when a football club wins three major competitions in a single season: Bayern Munich's win over Stuttgart secured a historic treble: the Bundesliga, the European Cup and the German Cup.
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