[ duhb-uhl-doo-tee, -dyoo- ]
/ ˈdʌb əlˈdu ti, -ˈdyu- /
designed to fill two functions: double-duty tools.
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Words nearby double-duty
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Idioms and Phrases with double-duty
Fulfilling two functions at the same time, as in Our pickup truck does double duty, since it is used for the business and for family outings.
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