four-fold


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Adj.1.four-fold - having four units or components; "quadruple rhythm has four beats per measure"; "quadruplex wire"
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.four-fold - four times as great or many; "a fourfold increase in the dosage"
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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Again, these several modes may be differently formed together, as some magistrates may be chosen by part of the community, others by the whole; some out of part, others out of the whole; some by vote, others by lot: and each of these different modes admit of a four-fold subdivision; for either all may elect all by vote or by lot; and when all elect, they may either proceed without any distinction, or they may elect by a certain division of tribes, wards, or companies, till they have gone through the whole community: and some magistrates may be elected one way, and others another.
Tis a gift which will come back four-fold, for this is a worthy man.
89-hectare site within the existing Shah Alam plant, would offer a four-fold increase in storage capacity.
The series of bets included five teams to draw and a [euro]4 four-fold punt.
Since 2009 the number of settler-related incidents resulting in casualties has more than doubled, and the number of casualties caused by settlers has increased by 30 percent; while the number of settler-related incidents resulting in property damage has more than tripled, and the number of trees destroyed or damaged has increased almost four-fold.
BRATySLAVA (CyHAN)- The potential positive impact of the Slovak state-receipt lottery on the annual value-added tax (VAT) yield should pay off four-fold, said Institute of Financial policy (IFP) director Martin Filko on Monday.
KABUL (PAN): Nearly 8,000 vehicles laden with food, fresh fruits and vegetables have been stuck at the four gates to Kabul since Wednesday, triggering a four-fold increase in edibles prices, a trader representative said on Saturday.
Summary: Sleeping pills commonly prescribed in the UK may increase the risk of death more than four-fold, according to new research.
Summary: New Delhi, Muharram 15, 1432, Dec 20, 2010, SPA -- Hours before the arrival of President Dmitry Medvedev here, India and Russia on Monday signed a protocol agreeing to increase bilateral trade over four-fold to $20 billion by 2015 for strengthening "strategic partnership".
Official figures showed a four-fold increase in the UK in cases of potentially-lethal syphilis.
com, but the firm wants this to rise more than four-fold by 2011.
The bank has reported earnings of EUR100m as registered earnings in 2008, which is a four-fold increase year-on-year.