Definition of dual
- a dual pronoun
- families with dual incomes
- held dual citizenship in France and the U.S.
- a dual function
- a dual exhaust system
the dual purpose of the study
She pursued dual careers in music and acting.
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: having two different parts, uses, etc.
: having two of something
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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