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The prices of most commodities have risen between threefold and tenfold in the past five years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The number of fines has risen almost threefold in three years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The number of alleged offences has risen almost threefold over the past four years. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That is almost a threefold increase. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The number of young people claiming jobseeker's allowance for six months has risen more than threefold. Times, Sunday Times (2012)More interesting still was that contactless payments had risen more than threefold between 2014 and last year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the family's weekly food bill has risen threefold in a year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A maximum threefold rise may seem harsh but it isn't grossly unfair. Times, Sunday Times (2010)L&G has raised dividends almost threefold during the past five years, albeit from a time when it was not much of an income provider. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Reports of police brutality have risen threefold in a decade in South Africa. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Since 1950, the global population has swelled almost threefold. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Stock in the FTSE 250 maker of telecoms testing equipment has risen nearly threefold in the space of a year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A pound of cotton cost more than $2 for the first time, almost a threefold rise in six months. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Flybe says that there has been a significant lift in the number of passengers flying into Manchester, with a threefold and fourfold rise on some routes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The figures suggest there's been a threefold rise in the number of people admitted to accident and emergency units following the government's relaxation of the licensing laws. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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