three-peat
noun Etymology: blend of three and repeat Date: 1988 a third consecutive championship • three-peat intransitive verb

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  • three-peat — 1. verb To win somethings three times consecutively. 2. noun A third successive win. See Also: hat trick …   Wiktionary

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