Complete Definition of "trial"

wikipedia|Trial (disambiguation)
English

Pronunciation
(US) SAMPA|/traI ' Vl/

Etymology 1
From AF. trial < triet (“to try”) < trier < OF. trier (“to pick out, cull”) < Gallo-Romance *triare, of unknown origin.

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-trial.ogg|Audio (US)

Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aɪəl|-aɪəl

Noun
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  1. an opportunity to test something out; a test.

#:They will perform the trials for the new equipment next week.

  1. appearance at judicial court.
  2. a difficult experience.
  3. an annoying person

#:That boy was a trial to his parents

Translations
trans-top|chance to test something out
Bulgarian: t+|bg|изпитание|n|trizpitánie|scCyrl, t+|bg|опит|m|trópit|scCyrl, t+|bg|проба|f|trpróba|scCyrl, t+|bg|изпробване|n|trizpróbvane|scCyrl
Czech: t-|cs|zkouška|f
Finnish: koetus, koe
German: t+|de|Versuch|m, t+|de|Prüfung|f, t+|de|Probe|f
Greek: t+|el|δοκιμή|f|scGrek, t|el|προβάρισμα|n|scGrek
Hungarian: t+|hu|próba
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Japanese: 試験 (しけん, shikén), 試し (ためし, tameshí)
Portuguese: t+|pt|ensaio|m, t+|pt|prova|f, t+|pt|experiência|f
Russian: испытание (ispytánije) n, опыт (ópyt) m, проба (próba) f
Spanish: t+|es|ensayo|m, t-|es|prueba|f, t-|es|experimento|m
Turkish: t+|tr|deney
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trans-top|appearance at judicial court
Bulgarian: съд (səd) m, процес (protsés) m
Czech: t-|cs|přelíčení|n
Finnish: t-|fi|oikeudenkäynti
German: Verhör n, Prozeß m
Greek: δίκη f (díki)
Hungarian: t+|hu|tárgyalás
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Japanese: 裁判 (さいばん, sáiban), 公判 (こうはん, kōhan)
Portuguese: t+|pt|processo|m, t+|pt|julgamento|m
Russian: суд (sud) m, разбирательство (razbirátel’stvo) n
Spanish: t+|es|juicio|m, t-|es|proceso|m
Turkish: t-|tr|duruşma
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trans-top|difficult experience
Bulgarian: изпитание (izpitánie) n, неприятности (neprijátnosti) f, бреме (bréme) n
Czech: t-|cs|zkouška|f
Finnish: t+|fi|koettelemus
German: Probe f, Sorge f, Kummer m, Belästigung f
Greek: t|el|δοκιμασία|f|scGrek, t|el|μπελάς|m|scGrek
Hungarian: t-|hu|bai, t+|hu|nehézség, t+|hu|kellemetlenség
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Japanese: 試練 (しれん, shirén)
Portuguese: t+|pt|provação|f
Russian: испытание (ispytánije) n, неприятность (neprijátnost’) f
Spanish: tribulación f
Turkish: t+|tr|tecrübe
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Adjective
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  1. Pertaining to a trial or test.
  2. Attempted on a provisional or experimental basis.

Translations
trans-top|Pertaining to a trial or test
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trans-top|Attempted on a provisional or experimental basis
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Verb
to trial

  1. To carry out a series of tests on (a new product, procedure etc.) before marketing or implementing it.

#: The warning system was extensively trialled before being fitted to all our vehicles.

  1. To try out a new player in a sports team.

#: The team trialled a new young goalkeeper in Saturday's match, with mixed results.

Etymology 2
From L. trialis (“three”), an adjective formed from tres (“three”) + adjective suffix -alis.

Adjective
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  1. Characterized by having three (usually equivalent) components.
  2. Triple.
  3. grammar pertaining to a language form referring to three of something, as people; contrast singular, dual and plural.

Translations

trans-top|Characterized by having three (usually equivalent) components
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trans-top|Triple
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trans-top|pertaining to a language form referring to three of something
Dutch: trialis
German: Trialis
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Latin: trialis
Swedish: trialis, tretal
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Category:English words with multiple etymologies


Dutch

Noun
trial

  1. Cross with small but sturdy and very versatile bicycles

Category:Dutch nouns

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