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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of treble.

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Examples

  • That capital was "trebled" in 1690, making the nominal capital 31,500_l_.; in August, 1720, it was proposed to augment the cash capital, and to make the nominal total

    Canada and the States

  • The sort of insecurity that would force you to always say "trebled" instead of "tripled" could only come from a communications major with massive status anxiety, like Keith.

    PTBC J-Log

  • Even in the era of easy credit, the proportion of those under 35 on low-to-middle incomes owning their own home halved, while those renting often inadequate housing in the private sector trebled.

    Why the 'squeezed middle' is here to stay

  • That deficit, which more than trebled to hit a record high in November as imports grew ten times as fast as exports, is widely seen by economists and ratings agencies as the Turkish economy's Achilles heel.

    Turkey Calls for Time Out in Monetary Moves

  • In the south-west, the unemployment rate among 18- to 24-year-old women has almost trebled, from 5% to 14%, since early 2008, while it has almost doubled in the north-west, Yorkshire, West Midlands, the south-east and Scotland.

    Jobless rate for young women doubles as council cuts start to bite

  • But regardless, there are multi-junction solar cells in production that have trebled the efficiency you claimed.

    Hydrogen Cars, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Liam Burns, president of the National Union of Students, said: "Fee waivers are being used in a cynical attempt to cover up the mess made when the government trebled the tuition fee cap, instead of properly supporting less-wealthy students."

    Universities given go-ahead to charge £9,000 tuition fees

  • The most determined choose to reapply the following year, but those who miss out this year will find themselves with fees trebled and government funding slashed simply because the government is not willing to expand investment in skills and education for young people when it is most needed.

    University tuition fee hike will hit 100,000 of this year's unlucky students

  • More than 100,000 students will face a double disappointment when they fail to find a place at university this summer and are hit with the prospect of trebled tuition fees when they try again in 12 months' time.

    University tuition fee hike will hit 100,000 of this year's unlucky students

  • The number of people immigrating to the U.K. to study has trebled over the last decade, with 78% coming from outside the EU.

    U.K. Net Migration Rises 21%

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