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English definition of “treble”

treble

verb [I or T]     /ˈtrebl/
to increase to three times the size or amount, or to make something do this: profits/sales/shares treble In its first six months, Camelot's profits trebled.a cost/price trebles The price of property has almost trebled in the last two years. They invested $2m in trebling capacity at their processing plant last year. → See also triple adjective
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