Definition of twofold
1 : having two parts or aspects
2 : being twice as great or as many
twofoldplay \-ˈfōld\ adverb
Examples of twofold in a Sentence
a twofold increase in spending
The aims of the study are twofold.
Recent Examples of twofold from the Web
The unique opportunity that vampire bats offer is twofold.
For the Afghan authorities, the challenge is twofold: how to regulate the jumble of unplanned neighborhoods to create a presentable capital city, and how to plan for a future when, by 2060, one of every two Afghans is expected to be a city dweller.
Just about anything even remotely smelling like an e-commerce play attracted buyers after a new survey found that the average US online shopper spent $629 for goods and services last year, a twofold increase from the year before.
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First Known Use of twofold
TWOFOLD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of twofold for English Language Learners
: twice as much or as many
: having two parts
TWOFOLD Defined for Kids
Definition of twofold for Students
: being twice as great or as many
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