Definitions for 3

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace(adj)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

  2. three, 3, iii(adj)

    being one more than two


  1. 3(adj.)

    one more than two; denoting a quantity consisting of three items or units; -- representing the number three as an Arabic numeral


  1. Hutchison 3G

    3 is a brand name under which several UMTS-based mobile phone networks and Broadband Internet Providers are operated in Australia, Austria, Denmark, Hong Kong, Macau, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 2002. CK Hutchison Holdings owns direct majority interests in the companies that operate the networks that are branded 3, except 3 Hong Kong and 3 Indonesia. These networks are majority-owned by Hutchison Asia Telecommunications, a wholly owned subsidiary of CK Hutchison. Its operations in Europe are run by a separate division, 3 Group Europe. All 3-branded networks provide 3G technology. Hutchison Whampoa no longer holds a 3G licence in Israel which was operated under the brand Orange, and in Norway which is not operational yet. As of 31 December 2012, registered 3 customers worldwide numbered over 23.5 million.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word '3' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #315


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