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sevenfold

[sev-uh n-fohld]
adjective
  1. comprising seven parts or members.
  2. seven times as great or as much.
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adverb
  1. until seven times as many or as great: multiplied sevenfold.
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Origin of sevenfold

before 1000; Middle English; Old English seofonfeald. See seven, -fold
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sevenfold

adjective
  1. equal to or having seven times as many or as much
  2. composed of seven parts
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adverb
  1. by or up to seven times as many or as much
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Word Origin and History for sevenfold

adj.

Old English seofonfeald; see seven + -fold.

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