Meaning of “twice” in the English Dictionary


"twice" in English

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twicepredeterminer, adverb

uk /twaɪs/ us /twaɪs/

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).

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(Definition of “twice” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"twice" in American English

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twiceadverb [ not gradable ]

us /twɑɪs/

two times:

Take the medicine twice a day.
I’ve already asked him twice.

(Definition of “twice” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)