Recent Examples of sixfold from the Web
Namibia’s wildlife numbers have grown sixfold since the ’60s, when private landowners first were given rights to use the animals for economic benefit.
China’s economy has grown increasingly dependent on its shadow banking sector for credit, boosting its assets to nearly $20 trillion at the end of last year, according to Nomura—a sixfold increase in just six years.
Even more dramatic increases in homicide rates occurred in Jamaica and the Republic of Ireland after their gun bans, with sixfold or sevenfold increases.
Hospital staff expect a sixfold increase in patients in the Madras ER around the eclipse.
Take Talbots, perhaps Kaluzny’s most conspicuous deal, which has netted a more than sixfold return on invested capital for Sycamore and its backers, according to people familiar with the matter.
Despite a sixfold-plus increase in R&D spending by pharmaceutical companies over the past decade or so, producing the next Prozac or Viagra remains an expensive process based largely on educated guesswork.
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First Known Use of sixfold
before 12th century
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