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twofold

adjective

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1 being twice as great or as many
  • my reasons for buying the condo are twofold: first, it will serve as my vacation home, and second, it should turn out to be a good investment

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2 consisting of two members or parts that are usually joined
  • the mission of the campaign is twofold: to reduce underage drinking and to reduce alcohol-related traffic accidents

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twofold

adverb

Synonyms of twofold (Entry 2 of 2)

to two times the amount or degree
  • with the start of the recession, home foreclosures began increasing twofold

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The first known use of twofold was in the 13th century

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“Twofold.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/twofold. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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