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"times" in British English

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timespreposition, predeterminer, adverb

uk   /taɪmz/ us   /taɪmz/
B2 multiplied by: Two times two equals four (2 × 2 = 4). The area of a rectangle is its height times its width.

timespredeterminer, adverb

uk   /taɪmz/ us   /taɪmz/
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.
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.
(Definition of times from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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timespreposition

us   /tɑɪmz/
  • times preposition (MULTIPLIED BY)

symbol × multiplied by: Two times two equals four.
  • times preposition (AMOUNT)

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.
(Definition of times from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “times”
in Arabic في (علامة الضرب في الحساب)…
in Korean -으로 곱한…
in Portuguese vezes, multiplicado por…
in Catalan per…
in Japanese ~倍にする, ~をかける…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乘,乘以…
in Turkish kere, çarpı…
in Russian умножить на (какое-либо число)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乘,乘以…
in Italian moltiplicato, per…
in Polish razy…
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