Definition of 'doubly'
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A two-footed half-back is doubly hard to pin down. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You feel doubly naked when you are acting and writing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What makes it doubly evocative is that you have to walk to get there. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Then to add music into that makes it doubly hard. The Sun (2016)But her research is doubly important now that they are endangered. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It will be doubly hard to find a job if you land a conviction. The Sun (2016)Mars makes you doubly determined to put your plans into action. The Sun (2006)It will make the trip doubly difficult. The Sun (2015)And faltering now would be doubly tragic, because the tide is turning. Christianity Today (2000)Judges are feeling doubly under siege: from the media and from ministers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The comedy circuit is rough on women, they have to work doubly hard. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Avoiding her will make her feel doubly abandoned, both by her boyfriend and her best friend. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Here's a player working doubly hard. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And on top of all of that, pantomime makes things doubly difficult for itself by being family entertainment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Many women have to work doubly hard to gain recognition in their careers, and they just get on with it. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A story of people displaced by conflict is doubly resonant now, of course. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And if that was the case 20 years ago, it is doubly true now. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I feel doubly ripped off. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Now I felt doubly and bewildered. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's always a vulnerable feeling to put a record out but this one feels doubly vulnerable because it's so personal. The Sun (2014)This sort of problem is cropping up more and more frequently and I really do urge people to be doubly careful when transferring money in this way. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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In Common Usage. doubly is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'doubly'
British English: doubly ADVERB
You use doubly to indicate that there are two aspects or features that are having an influence on a particular situation.
She now felt doubly guilty; she had embarrassed her family and she had cost her partner money.
Definition of doubly from the Collins English Dictionary
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