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fourfold

[fawr-fohld, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌfoʊld, ˈfoʊr-/
adjective
1.
comprising four parts or members.
2.
four times as great or as much.
adverb
3.
in fourfold measure.
Origin of fourfold
1000
before 1000; Middle English foure fald, Old English feowerfealdum. See four, -fold
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fourfold

/ˈfɔːˌfəʊld/
adjective
1.
equal to or having four times as many or as much
2.
composed of four parts
adverb
3.
by or up to four times as many or as much
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adj.

Old English feowerfeald; see four + -fold.

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