Definition of double figures noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


double figures

BrE BrE//ˌdʌbl ˈfɪɡəz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʌbl ˈfɪɡjərz//
(especially British English) (usually North American English double digits) [plural]
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used to describe a number that is not less than 10 and not more than 99 Inflation is in double figures. The number of houses she owns is in double figures. The score quickly went into double figures.