Definition of doubly in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈdʌbli


[often as submodifier]
1To twice the normal extent or degree; especially: we’re going to have to work doubly hard
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  • Her daughter recently made her a grandmother, making the income from the packing job doubly important at the time.
  • Searcy, 30, also is in negotiations with the team on a new contract, making the 2000 season doubly important for him.
  • For Mozambique, a country with a wafer-thin economy, the disaster is doubly cruel.
twice as, as … again, in double measure, in two ways, for two;
even more, especially, extra
1.1Two times or in two ways: doubly mutant cells
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  • Our second goal was to measure interference by assaying the number of doubly recombinant chromosomes.
  • The calculation of the tunneling probability can be carried out by considering a doubly stochastic process.
  • They are usually suffering from some form of dementia, have had strokes, heart attacks, or are doubly incontinent.

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