tri·​ply | \ ˈtri-p(ə-)lē How to pronounce triply (audio) \

Definition of triply

: in a triple degree, amount, or manner

Examples of triply in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the stories below, the key players behind Disney’s Beauty and the Beast reveal the fascinating backstory that led to it making Oscar history — something the groundbreaking, triply nominated Flee could certainly emulate. Thr Staff, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 Mar. 2022 The same goes for his partner and their 14-year-old daughter, who both have also been triply dosed. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 10 Feb. 2022 If everyone who is eligible were triply vaccinated, our health-care system would be functioning normally again. Benjamin Mazer, The Atlantic, 17 Feb. 2022 Workplace engagement and meaning should be fostered under any working conditions but are doubly or triply important in today’s hybrid workplace. Mark Settle, Forbes, 25 Jan. 2022 Some high-risk people, never vaccinated or infected, have essentially no protection to speak of; many young, healthy individuals have been triply vaccinated, and are fresh off an Omicron breakthrough. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 21 Jan. 2022 We were all vaccinated, most of us triply so, and all of us tested negative the day of our gathering. Eugenia Bone, WSJ, 14 Jan. 2022 Three super-effective vaccines have been greenlit for use in the United States, and hundreds of millions of Americans are doubly or triply dosed. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 7 Dec. 2021 So this one weird phenomenon can produce lots of both kinds of greenhouse gases, which is doubly bad. Make that triply bad. Matt Simon, Wired, 19 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of triply

1641, in the meaning defined above

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“Triply.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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