double digits


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double digits

A phrase used to indicate a number between 10 and 99, or that set of numbers as a whole. The sales growth for that product was in the double digits this quarter. My daughter turns 10 this weekend, and I still can't believe I almost have a kid in double digits.
See also: digit, double

double digits

n. the range of numerals from 10 though 99. When Billy moved into the double digits, he had some behavior problems, but when he was nineteen he sort of straightened out.
See also: digit, double
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Historically Kern County's unemployment rate has been in double digits, so to have five quarters in a row in single digits indicates a major shift in the county's economic fundamentals,'' he said.
The Lakers fell behind by double digits early in the second half, and the frustration began to spill out.
The Lakers got the message, gaining the lead by the end of the quarter and sending it into double digits by early in the fourth quarter.
UCLA, which trailed by double digits for most of the game, threatened only once in the second half, cutting the Irish lead to six points while Riley sat on the bench with four fouls.
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