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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of double.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. rendered twice as great or twice as many.
- adj. folded in two.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Made double; duplicated.
- In music, reinforced by its octave: said of a tone in a melody or a chord.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. twice as great or many
Sorry, no etymologies found.
For example, in this study, they are including people who are what they call doubled up, meaning you had problems with your home, you moved in with a sister or you lived with your parents, and you have children there.
Its first-half revenue from nonfuel purchases more than doubled from a year earlier to 2.64 billion yuan ($394 million).
Earlier this year, the bank's chairman, Ali Divandari, said Mellat's foreign-exchange reserves had doubled from a year earlier, despite the American sanctions.
An article from 2005 in The Guardian quoted the rates at 85,000 (having doubled from the decade prior).
Oil major ConocoPhillips said third-quarter earnings more than doubled from a year ago.
*** Gambling Galaxy Entertainment Group reiterated the early 2011 opening date for its flagship casino resort in Macau and said its third-quarter earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization more than doubled from a year earlier to 616 million Hong Kong dollars ($79.4 million) from HK$287 million.
The film studio said net income more than doubled from the third quarter of 2009, rising to 47 cents per share, or $39.8 million, better than the consensus estimate of 35 cents per share.
Net foreign buying of Indonesia stocks in June through August more than doubled from a year earlier, according to stock exchange figures.
HONG KONG — Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. on Thursday reiterated the early 2011 opening date for its flagship casino resort in Macau and said its third-quarter earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization more than doubled from a year earlier.
It said Tuesday that iron-ore benchmark prices nearly doubled from a year earlier, far exceeding its forecast for a 65% increase.
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