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Involving three directions, processes, or participants.‘a three-way race for the presidency’‘a three-way switch’
three-way, tripartiteView synonyms
- ‘You're like a lion that's stumbled upon a three-way tug-of-war over a leopard's kill.’
- ‘It's a simple three-way swap, it's not interfering with anyone and there's no extra expense to the council.’
- ‘Industry sources had said a three-way transaction - or a Dutch-Japanese deal - could be on the cards.’
- ‘In 1924, the British team won gold after a three-way play-off for the Olympic title with France and Sweden.’
- ‘It is certainly typical of the threats and personal attacks which now characterise the three-way bid battle.’
- ‘This is the background against which the three-way talks will have to prevail.’
- ‘It said yesterday it continued to make good progress in its three-way talks with banks and bondholders.’
- ‘John is part of a three-way race for an open U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana.’
- ‘Their group went to a three-way playoff but the congestion wouldn't have occurred if the matches had been played earlier in the season.’
- ‘His victory was bizarre, with a double bogey on the third extra hole of a three-way play-off.’
- ‘Near the top of the second beat, the three boats engaged in a fierce three-way tacking match near the port tack layline.’
- ‘It was a three-way tie for the second spot, and a two-way tie for the third.’
- ‘In a three-way tie for the lead overnight, she moved clear with a birdie at the fifth and never really looked like tripping up.’
- ‘It will be up to the Warriors to knock the Blues out of a three-way tie for first place.’
- ‘Each element of the three-way partnership must outperform the market in order for the model to work.’
- ‘The set is a loose, three-way group improvisation in which the leader plays an entirely collaborative part.’
- ‘If successful they will be the first all-female team to achieve a three-way crossing.’
- ‘With a three-way auction underway, it certainly looks like the supermarket chain is going to change hands.’
- ‘This season we have had eight different drivers winning races and a three-way title fight up to the penultimate round.’
- ‘Pollsters are predicting that next month's European elections could result in a historic three-way tie in Scotland.’
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