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American English: /twaɪs/
British English: /twʌɪs/

Translation of twice in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (two times)
    dos veces
    twice a week/month/year
    dos veces por semana/mes/año
    I'd think twice before doing it
    (me) lo pensaría dos veces or muy bien antes de hacerlo
    she didn't have to be told twice
    no hubo que repetírselo
    the twice-weekly meetings
    las reuniones, que tienen lugar dos veces por semana
    Example sentences
    • He won twice at Darley Moor and on several occasions he has picked up the first novice award.
    • He sits down only twice, and takes very occasional sips from a single glass of water.
    • Arthur had also been telephoning Violet at least twice a week for over twelve months.
    1.2 (double) See examples: twice three is six
    dos por tres es (igual a) seis
    I've got twice as many as you
    yo tengo el doble que tú
    she has twice the amount she needs
    tiene el doble de lo que necesita
    he's twice your age/height
    te dobla en edad/altura

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