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millionfold

[mil-yuh n-fohld] /ˈmɪl yənˈfoʊld/
adjective
1.
comprising a million parts or members.
2.
a million times as great or as much:
a millionfold increase.
adverb
3.
in a millionfold measure.
Origin of millionfold
1860-1865
1860-65; million + -fold
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  • The State is the union of individuals into a moral whole which multiplies a millionfold the aggregate of the powers of each.

  • This was usually four drops of a millionfold dilution in water.

    The Treatment of Hay Fever George Frederick Laidlaw
  • It made her eyes flash like so much fire, it gave her a millionfold more grace, more abandon, more heedlessness.

    Under Two Flags Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]
  • They never do so at the millionfold brighter sunshine of noonday.

  • Every other variation must then result from the millionfold connections between these brain cells.

    Psychotherapy Hugo Mnsterberg
  • If you would bear to hear me read, you would see for yourself the millionfold modification of everything.

    The Last Miracle M. P. Shiel
Word Origin and History for millionfold

1721, from million + -fold.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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