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Being three in one. Used especially of the Christian Trinity.
A trinity.

[tri- + Latin ūnus, one; see oi-no- in Indo-European roots.]


(Theology) constituting three in one, esp the three persons in one God of the Trinity
1. a group of three
2. (Theology) (often capital) another word for Trinity
[C17: tri- + -une, from Latin ūnus one]
triˈunity n


(ˈtraɪ yun)

1. three in one; constituting a trinity in unity, as the Godhead.
2. (cap.) the Trinity.
[1595–1605; tri- + -une < Latin ūnus one]
tri•u′ni•ty, n., pl. -ties.


 a group of three things united, 1635.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.triune - being three in onetriune - being three in one; used especially of the Christian Trinity; "a triune God"
multiple - having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual; "multiple birth"; "multiple ownership"; "made multiple copies of the speech"; "his multiple achievements in public life"; "her multiple personalities"; "a pineapple is a multiple fruit"


A group of three individuals:


[ˈtraɪjuːn] ADJtrino


adj (Rel) → dreieinig
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Professor Griffiths imagines heaven as an endless, repetitively static, communal, and enfleshed adoration of the triune God in which angels, nonhuman animals, and inanimate objects each find a place.
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Kristin Johnston Largen reminds the reader that openness to learning from a wide range of religious (and other) sources needs to characterize the approach of the Christian theologian who reflects upon the presence of God who is essentially triune.
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While Simon Oliver's discussion (following Thomas Aquinas and von Balthasar) of how creatures imitate the triune God in their very difference and otherness is stimulating, his desire to treat motion and the creative act as reflections of the Divine life has unfortunately led him to conflate motus and emanatio; whereas Aquinas, when speaking of creation, contrasts the two terms emanation is immediate, can be atemporal, requires no subject, and does not affect the agent.