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Trio vs. Trifecta

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Trionoun

A group of three people or things.

Trifectanoun

A bet in which the bettor must select the first three placegetters of a race in the order in which they finish.

Trionoun

A group of three musicians.

Trifectanoun

The attainment of three important achievements, qualities, etc.

Trionoun

(music) A piece of music written for three musicians.

Trifectanoun

A set of three related things, often things that cause problems.

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Trionoun

(music) A passage in the middle of a minuet, frequently in a different key.

Trifectanoun

The complete legislative and executive control of state government by one party: governorship, the upper house, and the lower house of state legislatures. The party that holds all three positions of power is said to have a trifecta.

Trionoun

Any cocktail made with a spirit, a liqueur, and a creamy ingredient.

Trifectanoun

Control by one party of the federal government: the presidency and both houses of Congress.

Trionoun

Three, considered collectively; three in company or acting together; a set of three; three united.

‘The trio were well accustomed to act together, and were linked to each other by ties of mutual interest.’;

Trifecta

A trifecta is a parimutuel bet placed on a horse race in which the bettor must predict which horses will finish first, second, and third, in the exact order. Known as a trifecta in the US and Australia, this is known as a tricast in the UK, a tierce in Hong Kong, a triactor in Canada and a tiercé in France.

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Trionoun

A composition for three parts or three instruments.

Trionoun

the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

Trionoun

a musical composition for three performers

Trionoun

three performers or singers who perform together

Trionoun

a set of three similar things considered as a unit

Trionoun

three people considered as a unit

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Trionoun

a set or group of three people or things

‘the hotel was run by a trio of brothers’;

Trionoun

a group of three musicians

‘a jazz trio’;

Trionoun

a composition written for three musicians

‘Chopin's G minor Trio’;

Trionoun

the central, typically contrastive, section of a minuet, scherzo, or march.

Trionoun

(in piquet) a set of three aces, kings, queens, jacks, or tens held in one hand.

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