[ tur ]
/ tɜr /
(in prescriptions) three times.
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Question 1 of 10
Which definition best describes “spang”?
Origin of ter
Definition for ter (2 of 4)
a combining form meaning “thrice,” used in the formation of compound words: tercentennial.
Origin of ter-
<Latin, combining form of ter; akin to trēsthree
Definition for ter (3 of 4)
(in prescriptions) rub.
Origin of ter.1
From the Latin word tere
Definition for ter (4 of 4)
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British Dictionary definitions for ter
three, third, or three timestercentenary
Word Origin for ter-
from Latin ter thrice; related to trēs three
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