twelve fold

twelvefold

[adj. twelv-fohld; adv. twelv-fohld]
adjective
1.
having twelve sections, aspects, divisions, kinds, etc.
2.
being twelve times more, larger, greater, etc., as a given quantity size, intensity, or the like.
adverb
3.
twelve times in amount or degree: Its potential destructive power was increased twelvefold.

Origin:
1550–60; Old English twelf-feald. See twelve, -fold

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