Definition of Triad
(noun) A group of three.
Examples of Triad
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- Syllabification: (tri·ad)
- Plural: triads
- Georg Simmel (1858–1918) noted that the difference between a dyad (group of two) is there are opportunities in a triad for two members to form a coalitionagainst the other.
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- A group of three is described as (adjective) triadic or (adjective) triadistic.
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “triad.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 19, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/triad/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
triad. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/triad/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “triad.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 19, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/triad/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“triad.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 19 Oct. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/triad/>.