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    twofold - Dictionary definition and meaning for word twofold

    Definition
    (adj) having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities
    Example Sentence
    • a double (or dual) role for an actor
    • the office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and private influence
    • every episode has its double and treble meaning
    Definition
    (adj) twice as great or many
    Synonyms : double , doubled , two-fold
    Example Sentence
    • ate a double portion
    • the dose is doubled
    • a twofold increase
    Definition
    (adv) by a factor of two
    Synonyms : two times
    Example Sentence
    • the price increased twofold last year
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