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twofold

[ adjective too-fohld; adverb too-fohld ]
/ adjective ˈtuˌfoʊld; adverb ˈtuˈfoʊld /
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adjective

having two elements or parts.
twice as great or as much; double.

adverb

in twofold measure; doubly.

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Origin of twofold

Middle English word dating back to 1125–75; see origin at two, -fold

OTHER WORDS FROM twofold

twofoldness, noun

Definition for twofold (2 of 2)

two-fold
[ too-fohld ]
/ ˈtuˌfoʊld /

noun Theater.

a unit of stage scenery consisting of two flats hinged together.
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British Dictionary definitions for twofold

twofold
/ (ˈtuːˌfəʊld) /

adjective

equal to twice as many or twice as much; doublea twofold increase
made of two parts; duala twofold reason

adverb

doubly
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