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English definition of “double”

double

verb [I or T]     /ˈdʌb.l̩/
B2 to become twice as much or as many, or to make something twice as much or many: The government aims to double the number of students in higher education within 25 years. Company profits have doubled since the introduction of new technology.Single, double and multiple
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