Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “twice”

See all translations

twice

predeterminer, adverb uk   /twaɪs/ us  
A2 two times: I've already asked him twice. The post comes twice daily (= two times every day). There are twice as many houses in this area as there used to be. The state is at least twice as big as England. He's twice her size (= much bigger than she is).
More examples
Translations of “twice”
in Korean 두 배…
in Arabic مَرَّتان…
in French deux fois, deux fois plus (de), deux fois mieux…
in Turkish iki kez, iki defa, iki kere…
in Italian due volte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 兩次, 兩倍…
in Russian дважды, два раза…
in Polish dwa razy, dwukrotnie…
in Spanish dos veces, el doble de, dos veces (más)…
in Portuguese duas vezes…
in German zweimal, doppelt…
in Catalan dues vegades…
in Japanese 2回, 2倍…
in Chinese (Simplified) 两次, 两倍…
(Definition of twice from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of twice?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “twice” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

derivative

If something is derivative, it is not the result of new ideas, but has been developed from or copies something else.

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More