double figures

double figures
double figures PLURAL NOUN a number between 10 and 99.

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  • double figures — ˌdouble ˈfigures noun [plural] the numbers between 10 and 99: • Inflation reached 9.4% in April, and is expected to top double figures before falling. * * * Ⅰ. single/double figures ► the numbers 1 to 9/10 to 99: »Many of these companies have low …   Financial and business terms

  • double figures — plural noun A score or total, etc of any number equal to or greater than 10 but less than 100 • • • Main Entry: ↑double * * * noun [plural] : ↑double digits * * * ˌdouble ˈfigures [double figures double figure] …   Useful english dictionary

  • double figures — n [plural] the numbers from 10 to 99 American Equivalent: double digitsin double figures ▪ King s was the only other score in double figures. approach/reach/go into etc double figures ▪ The death toll is thought to have reached double figures …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • double figures — noun plural BRITISH double digits …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • double figures — UK / US noun [plural] British the numbers 10 to 99 in double figures: This was the only score in double figures …   English dictionary

  • double figures — noun (plural) BrE the numbers from 10 to 99: The death toll is thought to have reached double figures. see also: double­digit …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • double figures — plural noun chiefly Brit. a number between 10 and 99 …   English new terms dictionary

  • ˌdouble ˈfigures — noun [plural] British the numbers 10 to 99 …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • single/double figures — Ⅰ. single/double figures ► the numbers 1 to 9/10 to 99: »Many of these companies have low price earnings ratios, some in single figures. »There are fears that inflation could soon run into double figures. Main Entry: ↑figure Ⅱ. single figures UK… …   Financial and business terms

  • double digits — UK US noun [plural] mainly american double figures Thesaurus: numbers and types of numberhyponym * * * ˌdouble ˈdigits [double digits double digit] …   Useful english dictionary

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