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English definition of “double-space”


verb [T]     /ˌdʌb.l̩ˈspeɪs/
If you double-space lines of text written on a computer, you put an empty line between each line of writing.Printing and word processing double-spacing     /ˌdʌb.l̩ˈspeɪ.sɪŋ/ noun [U] Printing and word processing
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