severalfold

[sev-er-uhl-fohld, sev-ruhl-]
adjective
1.
comprising several parts or members.
2.
several times as great or as much: a severalfold increase.
adverb
3.
in severalfold measure.

Origin:
1730–40; several + -fold

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