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eightfold

adjective eight·fold \ˈāt-ˌfōld, -ˈfōld\

: eight times as great or as many

Full Definition of EIGHTFOLD

1
:  having eight units or members
2
:  being eight times as great or as many <an eightfold increase>
eight·fold \-ˈfōld\ adverb

Examples of EIGHTFOLD

  1. There has been an eightfold increase in membership in the past year.

First Known Use of EIGHTFOLD

before 12th century

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