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English definition of “double”


verb [I/T] (TWICE)   /ˈdʌb·əl/
to become twice as much or as many, or to make something twice as much or as many: [I] Company profits have doubled in the last year . [T] For four people , just double the recipe (= make twice as much). If something or someone doubles as something or someone else , that person or thing has a second use or job : [I] The kitchen table doubles as my desk .
(Definition of double verb (TWICE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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