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Pronunciation of Treble: Learn how to pronounce Treble in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word treble:

adjective
[attributive]
consisting of three parts; threefold:
the fish were caught with large treble hooks
multiplied or occurring three times:
she turned back to make a double and treble check
(of a number) occurring three times in succession:
call Kate on 0500 403 treble zero
predeterminer
three times as much or as many:
the tip was at least treble what she would normally have given
noun
1British three sporting victories or championships in the same season, event, etc.:
the victory completed a treble for the horse’s trainer
2 Darts a hit on the narrow ring enclosed by the two middle circles of a dartboard, scoring treble.
3British a type of bet in which three selections are made, with any winnings from the first being transferred to the second and then (if successful) to the third.
4a threefold quantity or thing, in particular:
(in showjumping) a fence consisting of three elements:
the mare failed to tuck her hind feet up quite high enough at the last bar of the treble
a crochet stitch made with three loops of wool on the hook at a time.
a drink of spirits of three times the standard measure.
pronoun
a number or amount which is three times as large as a contrasting or usual number or amount:
by paying treble, he had a double room to himself
verb
make or become three times as large or numerous:
[with object]:
rents were doubled and probably trebled
[no object]:
his salary has trebled in a couple of years
Origin:
Middle English: via Old French from Latin triplus (see triple)