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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 three·fold /ˈθriˌfold, ˈfold/
 (a.)三倍的,三重的(ad.)三倍地,三重地

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Three·fold a.  Consisting of three, or thrice repeated; triple; as, threefold justice.
    A threefold cord is not quickly broken.   --Eccl. iv. 12.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 threefold
      adj 1: three times as great or many; "a claim for treble (or
             triple) damages"; "a threefold increase" [syn: treble,
              triple]
      2: having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or
         qualities; "a double (or dual) role for an actor"; "the
         office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and
         private influence"- R.W.Emerson; "every episode has its
         double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison [syn: double,
          dual, twofold, treble]
      adv : by a factor of three; "our rent increased threefold in the
            past five years" [syn: three times]