Definition of sixfold in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɪksfəʊld/


1Six times as great or as numerous: a sixfold increase in their overheads
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  • Foreign investment in the region has increased sixfold since 2001, according to the region's Economy Ministry.
  • How were we supposed to increase the revenue another sixfold?
  • That number had increased more than sixfold by 1998 and nearly doubled again by 2000.
1.1Having six parts or elements: a sixfold plan of action


By six times; to six times the number or amount: coal prices have risen sixfold

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