Definitions

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  • adj. By a multiple of seventy; by seventy times as much or as many.
  • adv. By a factor of seventy.

Etymologies

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seventy +‎ -fold

Examples

  • Hence 70 or so stations became 32 Boroughs, each with about the same number of staff they used to have when we were seventyfold.

    Daft Punk « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • DAKAR - War and ethnic unrest in West Africa have increased the number of refugees seventyfold in five years to over 1.4 million, half from Liberia, the regional representative of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • DAKAR - War and ethnic unrest in West Africa have increased the number of refugees seventyfold in five years to more than 1.4 million, half from

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The price of sorghum, the main grain available, increased seventyfold overnight in Jinzhou.

    Wild Swans

  • Though the work grew, and its needs with it, until the expenses were twofold, threefold, fourfold, and, at last, seventyfold what they were when that first Orphan House was opened in Wilson Street, there has been no

    George Müller of Bristol And His Witness to a Prayer-Hearing God

  • Vengeance shall be taken of him seventyfold and seven.

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 02

  • Mme. Verdurin had not yet reached the period of incubation in which one dispenses with one’s big parties, where the few brilliant specimens recently acquired would be lost in too numerous a crowd, and prefers to wait until the generative force of the ten righteous whom one has succeeded in attracting shall have multiplied those ten seventyfold.

    Within a Budding Grove

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