Meaning of THREEFOLD in English
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a threefold/fourfold/fivefold etc increase (= an increase by three, four etc times )
The figures show a threefold increase in incidents of car theft.
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
It blamed the rise in fuel prices on the threefold increase in fuel consumption in the first half of the year.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
A much earlier development than the biblical canon was the evolution of the threefold ministry of bishop, presbyter, and deacon.
It has a threefold purpose: Spirituality, Apostolate and Friendship.
Our threefold classification of participant, subject, and parochial is only the beginning of a classification of political cultures.
The threefold model of church growth of cell, congregation and celebration works at Ichthus to great effect.
The catastrophe they inflict is threefold .
The controversies that have since arisen are of threefold origin.
This threefold classification of political cultures does not assume that one orientation replaces the others.
We gained a threefold improvement in accuracy and almost a fivefold improvement in required off-line training time.
Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary. Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5. 2012