tripolar

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tri- +‎ polar

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tripolar (not comparable)

  1. (physics) Having three poles.
  2. Having three electrical connections.
  3. Having or involving three centers of military, economic or political power.
    • 2011, Barry Eichengreen, The Bear of Bretton Woods:
      Instead, what will ultimately replace today’s dollar-centric international monetary and financial system is a tripolar system organized around the dollar, the euro, and the Chinese renminbi.

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