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three in language

three, 3, III,

trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace — (the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one)

sense of three


three, 3, iii — (being one more than two)
=> cardinal (vs. ordinal) — (being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers")