three-fold


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Adj.1.three-fold - three times as great or manythree-fold - three times as great or many; "a claim for treble (or triple) damages"; "a threefold increase"
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"
2.three-fold - having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualitiesthree-fold - having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; "a double (or dual) role for an actor"; "the office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson; "every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison
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"
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There is a fair and fruitful island in mid-ocean called Crete; it is thickly peopled and there are ninety cities in it: the people speak many different languages which overlap one another, for there are Achaeans, brave Eteocretans, Dorians of three-fold race, and noble Pelasgi.
Thus Haarlem was thrice given over to rejoicing, for a three-fold celebration was to take place.
Hesiod (says there were so called) because they settled in three groups: `And they all were called the Three-fold people, because they divided in three the land far from their country.
A three-fold one-time increase will not do the job.
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The study revealed that men who were overweight had a three-fold increased risk of cancer progression compared to normal-weight men, despite receiving the same treatment.
Summary: The Saudi commercial markets have seen a three-fold rise in demand for goods in the days before the holy month of Ramadan, which started on Wednesday.
Summary: The capacities of Pfizer-Saidal manufacturing (PSM) production, is to increase three-fold in 2010, through the setting up of new machines Thursday in the joint venture plant.
They boast three-fold greater ductility plus better colorability due to less yellowness.
According to the survey, the biomass market expects a rapid growth of three-fold in 2012 from 2005 with 25.
This requirement comes from a three-fold growth in average annual traffic growth in revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) of 5.
When he grows old and needs care and assistance for himself, he learns that his unselfishness over all the years is rewarded and love is returned to him three-fold.