Такође погледајте: Double, Doublé, и doublé

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Енглески бројеви (унос)
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    Кардинал: two
    Редни: second
    Adverbial: twice
    Multiplier: double, twofold
    Distributive: doubly

EtymologyУреди

13th century. Borrowed from Стари Француски doble, double

, from Латински duplus (twofold). Doublet of doppio

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AdjectiveУреди

double (not comparable)

  1. Made up of two matching or complementary elements.
    The closet has double doors.
    • 1915, Emerson Hough, The Purchase Price, chapterI:
      [] it is not fair of you to bring against mankind double weapons ! Dangerous enough you are as woman alone, without bringing to your aid those gifts of mind suited to problems which men have been accustomed to arrogate to themselves.”
    • Lua грешка in Модул:quote at line 165: The first parameter (language code) is missing..
      The [Washington] Post's proprietor through those turbulent [Watergate] days, Katharine Graham, held a double place in Washington’s hierarchy: at once regal Georgetown hostess and scrappy newshound, ready to hold the establishment to account.
  2. Of twice the quantity.
    Give me a double serving of mashed potatoes.
  3. Of a family relationship, related on both the maternal and paternal sides of a family.
    He's my double cousin as my mother's sister married my father's brother.
  4. Designed for two users.
    a double room
  5. Folded in two; composed of two layers.
  6. Stooping; bent over.
  7. Having two aspects; ambiguous.
    a double meaning
  8. False, deceitful, or hypocritical.
    a double life
  9. Of flowers, having more than the normal number of petals.
  10. (music) Of an instrument, sounding an octave lower.
    a double bass
  11. (music) Of time, twice as fast.

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AntonymsУреди

  • (made up of two matching or complementary elements): half
  • (of twice the quantity): half

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