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"treble" in British English

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treblepredeterminer

uk   /ˈtreb.əl/  us   /ˈtreb.əl/ mainly UK
three times greater in amount, number, or size: He earns almost treble the amount that I do.
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trebleverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈtreb.əl/  us   /ˈtreb.əl/ mainly UK
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.
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trebleadverb, adjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈtreb.əl/  us   /ˈtreb.əl/ mainly UK (US usually soprano)

treblenoun [C]

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

"treble" in American English

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trebleverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈtreb·əl/ fml
  • treble verb [I/T] (THREE TIMES)

to become three times greater; triple: [I] My property taxes have almost trebled in the last ten years.

treblenoun [U]

 us   /ˈtreb·əl/
  • treble noun [U] (MUSIC)

the higher musical notes: The music was too loud, the treble rattling my eardrums.
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"treble" in Business English

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trebleverb [I or T]

uk   us   /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.
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(Definition of treble from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “treble”
in Spanish triple…
in Vietnamese lượng gấp ba…
in Malaysian tiga kali ganda…
in Thai สามเท่า…
in French triple…
in German das Dreifache, dreifach…
in Chinese (Simplified) 三倍的…
in Turkish üç misli artmak/artırmak…
in Russian утраивать…
in Indonesian tiga kali lipat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 三倍的…
in Polish potroić (się), zwiększać (się) trzykrotnie…
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“treble” in American English

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A bunch of stuff about plurals
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