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double

Pronunciation: /ˈdʌbl/

Translation of double in French:

n

npl (doubles)

adj

  • double with a double ‘n' avec deux ‘n’ two double four (244) deux cent quarante-quatre

adv

  • 1double the amount deux fois plus
  • 3 [fold, bend] en deux

vt

  • doubler [amount, dose]; multiplier [qch] par deux [number]

vi

  • 2to double for sb (actor) doubler qn
  • 3the sofa doubles as a bed le canapé fait aussi lit

Idioms

on or at the double

au plus vite

Phrasal verbs

double back

rebrousser chemin

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