Definition of double-digit in English:

double-digit

Syllabification: dou·ble-dig·it

adjective

[attributive]
  • (Of a number, variable, or percentage) between 10 and 99: double-digit inflation
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    • Firms with questionable numbers see their stock prices fall by double-digit percentages.
    • He expects earnings to grow by double-digit figures in the first half of the current financial year.
    • For several years in a row, the retail costs of heating oil and natural gas have seen double-digit percentage increases.

noun

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  • another term for double figures.
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    • Unemployment in the high-tech sector remains stubbornly in double digits.
    • He won't reveal the fund's returns, saying only that they've averaged in the double digits since its launch in 2000.
    • Unemployment that should hover around 5-6 per cent gradually moves to double digits.

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