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- n. multiplication by four
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of making fourfold; a taking four times the simple sum or amount.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of making fourfold; a taking of four times the simple sum or amount.
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But while the blueprint promises "quadruplication" of the rail line between Chatswood and St Leonards on Sydney's north shore, it makes no commitment to extra capacity on the harbour crossing.
"We have to have quadruplication of any needed form.
Duplication of governments signifies quadruplication of taxes; and governments are only taxing, plundering schemes of law-administration; and that which is cheapest, and governs least, is commonly best. "