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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Gen.: 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.' For (he says) that three Hellenic tribes settled in Crete, the Pelasgi, Achaeans and Dorians.
Thus Haarlem was thrice given over to rejoicing, for a three-fold celebration was to take place.
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.
When, to these three-fold points of prudence there is added the fact that Mrs Gowan yielded her consent the moment she knew of Mr Meagles having yielded his, and that Mr Meagles's objection to the marriage had been the sole obstacle in its way all along, it becomes the height of probability that the relict of the deceased Commissioner of nothing particular, turned these ideas in her sagacious mind.
When the last companies had advanced some five hundred yards, Ignosi put himself at the head of the Buffaloes, which regiment was drawn up in a similar three-fold formation, and gave the word to march, and off we went, I, needless to say, uttering the most heartfelt prayers that I might emerge from that entertainment with a whole skin.
Under the 'three-fold rule,' of Article 70, a convict can be punished only up to three times the most severe penalty imposed, and such maximum period shall not exceed 40 years.
Highlighting the need for indicators that better capture the dynamics of a complex world, the report puts forth a three-fold dashboard solution encompassing Objective well-being, Subjective well-being, in addition to Economics (GDP/Gross Domestic Income).
The duration of heatwaves has also increased two to three-fold since the end of the 19th century, according to the research.
The three-fold wide-screen tablet folds from the right and left side to become a compact phone.
edge fitting; repair heating installation; dismantling and mounting of panel radiator; delivery and installation of panel radiator; making a plasterboard case to hide pipes; priming on walls and ceilings; pouring gypsum putty; three-fold painting on walls and ceilings; three-fold painting around windows; delivery and installation of transom striped pop-ups; repair electrical installation; supply and installation of lighting equipment; delivery and installation of key for lighting; supply and installation of water heating mixing tap; specific types of construction works are listed in the quantitative account, an integral part of the documentation for this tender.
Besides, other income increased almost three-fold to Rs694.76 million in Jul-Sept 2018 compared to Rs248.60 million in the corresponding quarter of previous year.
In another development, TIFF revealed the main international cast of the second installment of the omnibus film coproduction series, Asian Three-Fold Mirror 2018: Journey.