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à deux

[ ah -dœ; French a -dœ ]
/ ɑ ˈdœ; French a ˈdœ /
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adjective, adverb

being between two persons in intimate relationship: dinner à deux.
intimately with just two persons present: dined by candlelight à deux.

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Origin of à deux

From French: “of or for two; two at a time”

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH à deux

à deux , adieu, ado
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British Dictionary definitions for à deux

à deux
/ French (a dø) /

adjective, adverb

of or for two persons
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