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two-fold

[too-fohld] /ˈtuˌfoʊld/
noun, Theater
1.
a unit of stage scenery consisting of two flats hinged together.

twofold

[adj. too-fohld; adv. too-fohld] /adj. ˈtuˌfoʊld; adv. ˈtuˈfoʊld/
adjective
1.
having two elements or parts.
2.
twice as great or as much; double.
adverb
3.
in twofold measure; doubly.
Origin of twofold
1125-1175
1125-75; Middle English; see two, -fold
Related forms
twofoldness, noun
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twofold

/ˈtuːˌfəʊld/
adjective
1.
equal to twice as many or twice as much; double: a twofold increase
2.
made of two parts; dual: a twofold reason
adverb
3.
doubly
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Word Origin and History for twofold

Old English tweofeald; see two + -fold.

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