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{adj: double, dual, twofold, two-fold, treble, threefold, three-fold} having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities
"a double (or dual) role for an actor"
"the office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson
"every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison

{adj: rhombohedral, trigonal} having threefold symmetry

{adj: treble, threefold, three-fold, triple} three times as great or many
"a claim for treble (or triple) damages"
"a threefold increase"

{adv: threefold, three times} by a factor of three
"our rent increased threefold in the past five years"

{n: trichotomy} being threefold; a classification into three parts or subclasses

{v: triple, treble} increase threefold
"Triple your income!"

{v: triplicate} reproduce threefold
"triplicate the letter for the committee"


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