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[too-sahy-did] /ˈtuˈsaɪ dɪd/
having two, sides; bilateral.
having two aspects or characters.
Origin of two-sided
1860-65; two + side1 + -ed3
Related forms
two-sidedness, noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for two-sided
  • However, the relationship between the branch campus and the importing country is two-sided.
  • The point is that the information is one-sided until you choose to make it two-sided.
  • The rat has played a two-sided role in the history of human health.
  • Towards a theory of mutual mate choice: lessons from two-sided matching.
  • The teaser trailer above hints at a two-sided conflict in a futuristic atmosphere.
  • The breeze is a foretaste of the sea, which has a two-sided presence in the movie.
  • The puzzles are two-sided, so if you get stumped, you can always flip the thing over and work on the other image.
  • Veteran fantasy football players know that risk is a two-sided coin on draft day.
  • As with null hypotheses, confidence intervals can be two-sided or one-sided, depending on the question at hand.
  • Occasionally, unnecessary confusion arises concerning one-sided versus two-sided spectral densities.
British Dictionary definitions for two-sided


having two sides or aspects
controversial; debatable: a two-sided argument
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