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  • adj. involving three parties or elements


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  • For if even a minority Conservative government can be formed, there may be three-party agreement to launch corruption inquiries that go far beyond the scope of the Gomery Commission.


  • The point is that voters will be given (a little) more than the current (barely indistinguishable) two- or three-party option.

    Letters: Straw poll on the alternative vote

  • A three-party system would absolutely change the dynamic in American politics.


  • With European leaders set to meet Monday to take stock of the latest Greek developments, Mr. Papademos, who heads a three-party coalition government, met with party leaders Sunday to seek anew their commitment to the new loan terms.

    Greek Premier Heads To Summit in Brussels

  • Anwar and his supporters long contested the allegations as a government plot to weaken his three-party coalition, which made unprecedented gains in the 2008 elections.

    Anwar Ibrahim sodomy charge dismissed by Malaysian judge

  • In 2008, the orchestra and the Baryshnikov Dance Foundation closed on a three-party deal for 450 W. 37th St., which formerly housed a consortium of theaters.

    Orchestra's New Home

  • Helena continues:The revered macro-economist was installed in power in December at the helm of a three-party coalition whose mission is solely to push through the necessary reforms to finally win a second €130bn rescue package for the debt-stricken country.

    Eurozone crisis live: George Osborne says UK could increase IMF payments - 11 January 2012

  • It's good to have a demonstration that this is effectively a three-party Coalition of Lib Dems, Thatcherites and Cameroons, with a PM who is only wholeheartedly backed by a small minority in the Commons.

    EU referendum Commons vote – live coverage

  • It is this three-party consensus that makes the UK such a a good place to invest.

    Chris Huhne attacks renewable energy critics

  • However, the three-party ruling coalition in Berlin is divided on the issue, with the business-friendly Free Democrats supporting looser rules and the conservative Bavarian Christian Social Union opposing them.

    Winter Drives Up German Jobless


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