Definition of 'threefold'
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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) Times, Sunday Times (2012) 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) Times, Sunday Times (2015) 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) 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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