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Pronunciation: /ˈdʌb(ə)l/

Translation of double in Arabic:


  • 1 (twice as much) [portion] [dose] ضِعْف (plural: أَضْعاف)
  • 2 (when spelling, giving numbers) مُكَرَّر Anne is spelled with a double ‘n’ تُكْتَبُ آنْ بِحَرْفِ ’n‘ مُكَرَّرٍ two double four (244) اثْنانِ أَرْبَعة أَرْبَعة inflation reached double figures بَلَغَ التَضَخُّمُ أَرْقاماً من خانَتَيْنِ
  • 3 (dual) [purpose] [advantage] مُزْدَوِج to lead a double life عاشَ حَياةً مُزْدَوِجةً


  • 1 (twice as much) [to pay] [charge] [cost] الضِعْفَ
  • 2 (in two) [to fold] بِشَكْلٍ مُزْدَوِجٍ he was bent double with laughter تَمايَلَ من شِدّةِ الضَحِكِ to see double رَأى الأَشْياءَ مُزْدَوِجةً


  • 1
    (also double room)
    غُرْفة مُزْدَوِجة
  • 2 (drink) [ مَشْروب كُحوليّ بِجُرْعَتَيْنِ ]
  • 5 (two victories, titles) فَوْز مُزْدَوِج

plural noun/جمع (doubles)

  • (in tennis) زَوْجيّ the mixed/ladies' doubles الزَوْجيّ المُخْتَلِط \ زَوْجيّ السَيِّداتِ

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1 (to increase by two) ضاعَفَ (III) [the number] [size] [amount]
  • 2 (to fold) طَوى (I) (stem vowel = i) [a blanket] [fabric]

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • 2 (in films) to double for sb قامَ بِدَوْرِ الدوبْلير لِشَخْصٍ
  • 3 (to have two roles) [ اُسْتُخْدِمَ لِغَرَضٍ آخَرَ ] her bedroom doubles as an office تُسْتَخْدَمُ غُرْفةُ نَوْمِها كَمَكْتَبٍ أَيْضاً

Phrasal verbs

double back

[walkers] [vehicle] عادَ أَدْراجَهُ the river doubles back on itself[ يَعودُ النَهْرُ إلى مَسارِهِ الأَصْليِّ في حَرَكةٍ دائِريّةٍ ]

double up

(to bend one's body) تَقَوَّسَ (V) to double up in pain/with laughter تَقَوَّسَ من الأَلَمِ \ الضَحِكِ 1.1 (in hotels) تَقاسَمَ غُرْفةً

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