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  • adj. thirty times as great, or as many
  • adv. By a factor of thirty

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Thirty times as much or as many.


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  • The "thirtyfold" is designed to express the lowest degree of fruitfulness; the "hundredfold" the highest; and the

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Around the world, the incidence of dengue fever has risen thirtyfold in the last 50 years, with increases across all key indicators: the number of cases, the frequency of epidemics, the severity of the disease, and the geographic range over which outbreaks occur.

    Scott Dodd: Climate Change Drives Dengue Fever Re-Emergence in U.S.

  • AMONG THE FIRST KEY reformists to fall to conservative prosecutors was the respected mayor of Tehran, Gholam Hossein Karbaschi, who in eight years had overseen a thirtyfold increase in city revenue, set aside fifteen times more green space for parks, and built new highways to ease congestion in the second-most-polluted city in the world.

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  • The value of wetland rises more than thirtyfold once it is converted into farmland.

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  • One patient, a Portland woman, had come to his clinic with a blood count that had risen to nearly thirtyfold the normal number; her blood vessels were engorged with leukemia, her spleen virtually heaving with leukemic cells.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Nowadays it is conventional to strive for at least thirtyfold coverage.

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  • Illumina sequences the genome to thirtyfold coverage and then delivers the sequence to the physician, who communicates the results to the consumer.

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  • If it were not, prices would not have risen twenty or thirtyfold since the European Renaissance and the original Price Revolution five hundred years ago.

    Kevin Phillips: The New Politics of Inflation: Asian and Monetary

  • But those who would question the merits of further global trade liberalization via the WTO's current Doha round of trade talks should remember that the GATT-WTO framework has enabled world trade to grow more than thirtyfold since 1950, and has provided an insurance policy against protectionism.

    Protectionism Won’t Work

  • For he will receive, since he too brings forth fruit, namely thirtyfold.

    World Day of Prayer for Vocations


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