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[duhb-uh l-dij-it] /ˈdʌb əlˈdɪdʒ ɪt/
of or denoting a percentage greater than ten.
Origin of double-digit
1970-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Yet this increased revenue has not eased economic hardships, which include double-digit unemployment and inflation.
  • Anything that can green up the operating efficiencies of new shipping by double-digit percentages would be a notable contribution.
  • Moreover, numerous provinces have submitted their own plans that still include double-digit growth.
  • The economy is on a historic run, posting a succession of double-digit growth rates.
  • The country's economy has grown at near double-digit rates for decades.
  • They boast double-digit revenue growth at a time when many companies are suffering.
  • Investors are likely to cheer a second consecutive year of double-digit returns.
  • Meanwhile the company pays its workers' premiums, even as each year they rise by double-digit percentages.
  • He is confidently expecting a sixth year of double-digit growth this year.
  • Urban white-collar workers, for years pampered by double-digit growth, speak of shrinking bonuses and frozen wages.

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