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English definition of “double”

double

noun, predeterminer     /ˈdʌb.l̩/
B1 something that is twice the amount , size , strength , etc. of something else : I paid double (= twice as much) for those trousers before the sale . Electrical goods are almost double the price they were a few years ago. "Would you like another whisky ?" "Yes. Make it a double (= two standard amounts in one glass )."Single, double and multiple
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