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  • n  increase by a factor of four
  • v  increase fourfold

  • In China alone, domestic airlines could spend as much as $340 billion for 3,400 new aircraft nearly quadrupling the current fleet of about 1,000 by 2026.
  • When she describes the steadily deteriorating conditions during her lifetime, they counter with the stats: rising home ownership, falling poverty, a quadrupling of the population .
  • Voters are showing up at Democratic primaries and caucuses in record numbers, doubling, tripling or even quadrupling the turnout totals recorded in the last fully contested two .
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  • Winning loose balls a key for Miami Heat in NBA Finals
    Asked if San Antonio’s turnovers quadrupling from four in Game 1 to 17 in Game 2 was because of Heat defense or Spurs carelessness, guard Danny Green said, “Got to give them credit. What they were doing. Obviously, they came out a lot more aggressive, they were rotating faster and they were all over the floor. Every 50-50 ball, they pretty much got to it.”
    June 11, 2013 - Miami Herald

  • Ben Silverman in Philadelphia Inquirer
    Everyone's questioning NBC's commitment to programming,said Ben Silverman, the cochairman of NBC Entertainment, "but we're quadrupling down."
  • Penny Wong in SmartCompany.com.au
    This is quite an historic step,climate change minister Penny Wong said on radio yesterday. "It is actually quadrupling Australia's renewable energy use, so that by 2020, the equivalent of all our household electricity use will come from...
  • Dinanath Ramnarine in Trinidad & Tobago Express
    We want to stretch that association to other territories, to develop relationships between clubs and communities within the region and to engage in a virtual 'twinning, tripling, quadrupling' exercise,Ramnarine stated, adding that he hoped...

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