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twofold (adj.)

Old English tweofeald; see two + -fold.

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Definitions of twofold
1
twofold (adj.)
having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; "the office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson; "every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison;
Synonyms: double / dual / two-fold / treble / threefold / three-fold
twofold (adj.)
twice as great or many;
a twofold increase
Synonyms: double / doubled / two-fold
2
twofold (adv.)
by a factor of two;
the price increased twofold last year
Synonyms: two times
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