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A prefix is an affix that is added to the beginning of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. auto, pre).
1. (three)
a. tri-
Nikki is riding her tricycle in the park.Nikki se pasea en su triciclo en el parque.
2. (into three)
a. tri-
Patrick learned how to trisect a line segment in geometry class today.Patrick aprendió a trisecar un segmento de línea en la clase de geometría hoy.
3. (thrice)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
My daughters have a triweekly gymnastics class on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.Mis hijas tienen clase de gimnasia tres veces por semana; los lunes, miércoles y viernes.
On the year-round schedule I had triannual vacations; in June, October, and February.En el calendario anual, tenía vacaciones tres veces al año; en junio, octubre y febrero.
4. (every third)
a. tri-
Our town holds triennial elections, so our mayor changes every three years.Nuestra ciudad celebra elecciones trienales, por lo que nuestro alcalde cambia cada tres años.
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