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double

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈdʌbl/
twice the amount, size, etc. of something else: pay/cost double He offered to pay them double to get the job done on time. The true figure is 30%, more than double the figure of 14% quoted. The group increased operating profit to $21.2 million, almost double its $11 million figure for last year. Unemployment in the region is double that of its neighbouring area.
Translations of “double”
in Spanish doble…
in French sosie…
in German der Doppelgänger…
in Chinese (Traditional) 兩倍(的),雙倍(的)…
in Russian двойное количество…
in Turkish iki misli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 两倍(的),双倍(的)…
in Polish podwójna porcja, dwukrotność…
(Definition of double noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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