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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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Summary: Home and portable audio categories record double digit growth, notes report by GfK
Today, a new HHS analysis finds that HealthCare.gov consumers would continue to have affordable coverage options, even if all Marketplace final health insurance premium rates were to increase by double digits next year.
The industry of conferences and conventions and the business tourism in Mexico will grow in a pace of double digits, since the industry has great opportunities for foreign investment and increasing incorporation of technology services.
Most banks in the UAE are projecting loan growth in the high double digits this year.
Martin Gahbauer, Nationwide's chief economist, said: "Given the very strong performance of house prices from May 2009 onwards, it will take monthly increases in excess of 1% for the annual rate of inflation to be maintained in double digits."
Acquisitions added to sales growth at Agilent (BAM), Bruker BioSciences, PerkinElmer, Thermo Fisher Scientific (AT) and Waters, but excluding acquisitions, revenues for each company still grew in the double digits. In total, the sales for the 10 companies (excluding Mettler-Toledo, which does not separately report fiscal results for its Laboratory business), revenues rose 13.5% for the quarter, led by Bruker BioSciences and Agilent (BAM).
Expanding its sales of general merchandise is one of Tesco's four key growth strategies, and results for the quarter were up in the double digits. Finance director Andrew Higginson told Reuters that the nonfood increase was comparable to that of the first half, when they grew 13%.
* The average price per room increased by double digits for all Manhattan neighborhoods.
Unit shipments will grow in double digits this year and next for mobile phones and PCs, IDC forecasts.
Levon, PharmD, DRUGFACTS.com's e-commerce business development manager, said, "Our numbers across all metrics are now increasing by double digits. Each day we see user acceptance and enthusiasm growing.
The analyst believes the current expectation for flat year over year revenue results now looks reasonable and expects the company to be able to accelerate annual spend solidly into double digits in 2020/June, and continue to improve this metric in the out-years.
We hit our target last year despite growing by double digits [in terms of revenues] over the last four to five years.
NEW DELHI -- A week after it breached double digits, India's food inflation continued with its upward climb and was recorded at 11.43 percent for the week ended Oct 15, official data showed last week.
"In drug stores, where total category sales are approximately $9 million, sales momentum is up double digits," he notes.
OCBC Al-Amin Bank Berhad (SIN: 039), a unit of OCBC Bank (M) Berhad, has said that its total outstanding financing value will increase by double digits this year from MYR1.9bn at end-2007 and maintain the growth rate next year.