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ter

[tur] /tɜr/
adverb
1.
(in prescriptions) three times.
Origin
< Latin

ter-

1.
a combining form meaning “thrice,” used in the formation of compound words:
tercentennial.
Origin
< Latin, combining form of ter; akin to trēs three

ter.1

1.
(in prescriptions) rub.
Origin
< Latin tere

ter.2

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British Dictionary definitions for ter

ter-

combining form
1.
three, third, or three times: tercentenary
Word Origin
from Latin ter thrice; related to trēsthree
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Word Origin and History for ter

ter-

word-forming element meaning "thrice, three times," from Latin ter "thrice," from *tris-, from root of three. Cf. Latin tertius "third."

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Related Abbreviations for ter

Ter.

  1. terrace
  2. territory
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