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severalfold

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

Origin of severalfold

First recorded in 1730–40; several + -fold
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Examples from the Web for several-fold

Historical Examples

  • The differences were several-fold: First, that Friedrich and Seidlitz are not here.

    History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIX. (of XXI.)

    Thomas Carlyle

  • Its effect upon the status of the States in the federal system was several-fold.


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