a Russian carriage pulled by three horses abreast
three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace(noun)
the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
a modern Russian triumvirate
A Russian carriage drawn by a team of three horses abreast.
A party of three.
Origin: From тройка.
Troika is a committee consisting of three members. The word "troika" is the Russian collective noun for groups of three things.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
troi′ka, n. a Russian vehicle having three horses abreast. [Russ. troe, troi, three.]
The numerical value of troika in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of troika in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The troika will not push Greece out of the euro zone because of the risk of contagion.
The main reason for the protest is that the ECB is in the troika and the troika is responsible for the austerity policies that have pushed so many into poverty.
If Alexis Tsipras of the Greek left party Syriza thinks he can cut back the reform efforts and austerity measures, then the troika will have to cut back the credits for Greece, the times where we had to rescue Greece are over. There is no potential for political blackmail anymore. Greece is no longer of systemic importance for the euro.
At the moment, the troika and Greece have to determine whether Greece has fulfilled the conditions for the payment of the final tranche of the current program, then we have to see what is necessary for next year after the current program has expired. Greece is in a better position than we assumed two years ago but it needs support on financial markets, so the thinking is in terms of a precautionary credit line, with certain conditions attached.
I think one has to tell people and also the financial markets that I, a German chancellor and also the German government, has always pursued a policy of Greece staying in the euro zone and that also the commitments that we entered into between Greece and the troika, Greece and European member states, were abided by and respected, greece has actually made a lot of sacrifices. For many people in Greece these have been very difficult years. We've come a long way.
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- troicaCatalan, Valencian
- τρόικα, τρίοGreek
- kolmikko, troikka, kolmivaljakkoFinnish
- три́о, тро́йкаRussian
- тројка, trojkaSerbo-Croatian
- troyka, üçlüTurkish
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