sev|en|fold

sev|en|fold
sev|en|fold «SEHV uhn FOHLD», adverb, adjective.
–adv.
1. seven times as much or as many.
2. seven times as much or as often; in the proportion of seven to one.
–adj.
1. seven times as much or as many: »

Last year's total was…about a sevenfold increase (Newsweek).

2. having seven parts.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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