twofold

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two·fold

adjective \ˈtü-ˌfōld, -ˈfōld\

: twice as much or as many

: having two parts

Full Definition of TWOFOLD

1
:  having two parts or aspects
2
:  being twice as great or as many
twofold \-ˈfōld\ adverb

Examples of TWOFOLD

  1. a twofold increase in spending
  2. The aims of the study are twofold.

First Known Use of TWOFOLD

13th century

Related to TWOFOLD

Synonyms
double
Antonyms
single

Other Number-Related Terms

jubilee, myriad, quarantine, score, twain

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