trinomial expressions


phrases comprising three words

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trinomial
adjective

- referring to three words commonly occurring together (linguistics)
- consisting of, or relating to, three algebraic terms (mathematics)
- denoting or relating to the three-part name of an organism that incorporates its genus, species, and subspecies (biology)

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ORIGIN

From the 1670s meaning “having three names” from Latin tres or Greek treis, trias.


TEST YOUR TRINOMIALS

Trinomial expressions are regularly used by native English speakers because they are catchy and easy to remember. Power up your English with such catchy expressions to both understand and to sound like a native speaker.

Can you complete the following trinomials? (answers below synonyms)

- the good, the bad and  ________

- tall, dark and  ________

- cool, calm and  ________


SYNONYMS

triad, trio, triple, triplet, trilogy, triune, triptych, troika, triangle, triplicate, set of three, triplex, triplets, triplicity, TRINOMIAL, treble, trinity, triuneness, triplication, trichotomy, trivium, triumvirate, tripartition, tripartiteness, trilemma, three-way relationship, threeside, threeness, threeling, threesome


ANSWERS

- the good, the bad and the ugly

- tall, dark and handsome

- cool, calm and collected



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