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triple

adjective     /ˈtrɪp.l̩/
having three parts of the same type , or happening three times : Her trainer is a triple Olympic champion . There's a triple bill of Hitchcock films (= three films ) on at the cinema next Sunday .Single, double and multiple triple sth three times as large as something: The number of one-parent households reached 10.1 million in 2011, nearly triple that of 1981.Single, double and multiple
(Definition of triple adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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