1. [θri:] n
1) тройка (цифра; тж. figure of three)
2) три; трое; группа из трёх предметов или человек

there were three of them - их было трое

in threes - по три (в каждом), тройками

three of my friends - трое моих друзей

3) карт. тройка

three of a kind - тройка карт одинакового достоинства

three of spades - тройка пик

4) три года (о возрасте)

he is three - ему три года

at three - в три года, в трёхлетнем возрасте

a boy of three - трёхлетний мальчик

5) три часа

he will come at three - он придёт в три

the train leaves at three thirty /at half past three/ - поезд отправляется в половине четвёртого

6) pl трёхпроцентные бумаги
7) pl вино на три пенса

in three - втрое

to fold a sheet of paper in three - сложить лист бумаги втрое

Three in One, One in Three - святая троица

2. [θri:] num
1) число три

three books [feet, weeks, pages] - три книги [фута, недели, страницы]

three meals (daily) - трёхразовое питание

three twos are six - трижды два - шесть

three and three make six - три плюс /и/ три - шесть

every three months - каждые три месяца

we were attacked by forces three times as great as ours - силы атаковавшего нас противника превосходили наши в три раза

three and a half - три с половиной

at three o'clock - в три часа

she's three years old - ей три года

2) (номер) три, (номер) третий

Chapter three - третья глава

Room three - комната (номер) три

I live at number three - я живу в доме (номер) три

three sheets in the wind - сл. вдрызг пьяный; ≅ море по колено

three times three - девятикратное ура

Новый большой англо-русский словарь. 2001.

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  • Three — (thr[=e]), a. [OE. [thorn]re, [thorn]reo, [thorn]ri, AS. [thorn]r[=i], masc., [thorn]re[ o], fem. and neut.; akin to OFries. thre, OS. thria, threa, D. drie, G. drei, OHG. dr[=i], Icel. [thorn]r[=i]r, Dan. & Sw. tre, Goth. [thorn]reis, Lith. trys …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • three — /three/, n. 1. a cardinal number, 2 plus 1. 2. a symbol for this number, as 3 or III. 3. a set of this many persons or things. 4. a playing card, die face, or half of a domino face with three pips. adj. 5. amounting to three in number. 6. three… …   Universalium

  • three — O.E. þreo, fem. and neut. (masc. þri, þrie), from P.Gmc. *thrijiz (Cf. O.Fris. thre, M.Du., Du. drie, O.H.G. dri, Ger. drei, O.N. þrir, Dan. tre), from PIE *trejes (Cf. Skt. trayas, Avestan thri, Gk. treis …   Etymology dictionary

  • three — S1 [θri:] number [: Old English; Origin: thrie, threo] 1.) the number 3 ▪ They ve won their last three games. ▪ We d better go. It s almost three (=three o clock) . ▪ My little sister s only three (=three years old) . 2.) in threes in groups of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • three — three; three·ling; three·pence; three·pen·ny; three·pen·ny·worth; three·fold; three·some; …   English syllables

  • Three — Three, n. 1. The number greater by a unit than two; three units or objects. [1913 Webster] 2. A symbol representing three units, as 3 or iii. [1913 Webster] {Rule of three}. (Arith.) See under {Rule}, n. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Three Rs — (pronounced three ars ), can refer to: * Animal testing, an abbreviation for, reduce, replace, refine * The three Rs, a widely used abbreviation for the basic elements of a primary school curriculum: reading, ’riting (writing), and ’rithmetic… …   Wikipedia

  • three-D — adjective a three D movie, picture, etc. looks as if it has height, depth, and width: a three D backdrop effect ╾ ,three D noun uncount: They re showing the film in three D …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • three — [thrē] adj. [ME < OE threo, thrie, akin to Ger drei < IE base * trei > L tres, Gr treis, Sans tri] totaling one more than two n. 1. the cardinal number between two and four; 3; III 2. any group of three people or things 3. something… …   English World dictionary

  • three-D — three D, 3 D [ˌθri: ˈdi:] adj a three D film or picture is made so that it appears to be three dimensional >three D n [U] ▪ a film in 3 D …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • three — ► CARDINAL NUMBER ▪ one more than two; 3. (Roman numeral: iii or III.) ● three parts Cf. ↑three parts DERIVATIVES threefold adjective & adverb. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

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