Why did the triple alliance develop

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The triple alliance was made up of a signed treaty between Italy, Germany, and Austria-Hungary and they opposed the triple entente which was composed of France, Britain and Russia. Each member promised mutual support in the event of an attack by another greater power. 

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Triple Alliance, secret agreement between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy formed in May 1882 and renewed periodically until World War I. Germany and Austria-Hungary had been closely allied since 1879.