five-fold

fivefold

[fahyv-fohld]
adjective
1.
five times as great or as much.
2.
comprising five parts or members.
adverb
3.
in fivefold measure.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English fiffold, Old English fīffeald. See five, -fold

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fivefold (ˈfaɪvˌfəʊld)
 
adj
1.  equal to or having five times as many or as much
2.  composed of five parts
 
adv
3.  by or up to five times as many or as much

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