double digit

single/double/triple, etc. digit
used to say whether a number is between 1 and 9, between 10 and 99, between 101 and 999, etc.: »

He forecast that double-digit inflation would return.


single-digit, etc. losses/gains

in single/double, etc. digits »

His popularity has fallen so far, his poll ratings are now in single digits.

Main Entry: digit

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • double-digit — ˌdouble ˈdigit adjective [only before a noun] relating to numbers between 10 and 99: • Few economists expect a return to the double digit inflation and interest rates seen at the end of the 1980s. • double digit growth in the Chinese market * * * …   Financial and business terms

  • double-digit — adj [only before noun] especially AmE relating to the numbers 10 to 99 British Equivalent: double figure ▪ double digit inflation …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • double-digit — adjective AMERICAN a double digit number is between 10 and 99 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • double-digit — [dub′əldij΄it] adj. amounting to ten percent or more [double digit inflation] …   English World dictionary

  • double-digit — ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ adjective : of 10 percent or more double digit inflation double digit price increases * * * ˌdouble ˈdigit ; adjective (NAmE …   Useful english dictionary

  • double-digit — ADJ: ADJ n A double digit number is between 10 and 99. Australia had 15 years of double digit inflation. ...a double digit increase in profits …   English dictionary

  • double-digit — adjective Date: 1959 amounting to 10 percent or more < double digit inflation > < double digit price increases > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • double-digit — adjective AmE related to the numbers 10 to 99, especially as a percentage: double digit inflation see also: double figures …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • double-digit — adj. Double digit is used with these nouns: ↑gain, ↑increase, ↑inflation, ↑unemployment …   Collocations dictionary

  • double\ digit — Not particularly intelligent, as in only two digits in her IQ. She was so double digit, she couldn t finish middle school …   Dictionary of american slang

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