Definition of sevenfold in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsɛv(ə)nfəʊld


1Seven times as great or as numerous: profits have recorded a sevenfold increase to £218 million
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  • Last year, 409 immigrants died trying to get across - a sevenfold increase since 1995.
  • The next year, Washington granted $5.3 million in military aid - a sevenfold increase.
  • These factors result in substantial morbidity and a sevenfold increase in mortality from the disease, although absolute death rates are low.
1.1Having seven parts or elements: the sevenfold purpose of religious education


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By seven times; to seven times the number or amount: his rent had gone up sevenfold
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  • The use of wind power worldwide as a source of energy grew sevenfold in 1990-2000.
  • After 1985 restrictions on the investment of French capital abroad were lifted, and French investments abroad rose sevenfold by 1990.
  • They found that oxygen consumption rose sevenfold in lab pythons after feeding.

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