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ˈtuˌfoʊld; -ˈfoʊldtwofold

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. double, dual, twofold, two-fold, treble, threefold, three-foldadjective

    having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities

    "a double (or dual) role for an actor"; "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

  2. double, doubled, twofold, two-foldadverb

    twice as great or many

    "ate a double portion"; "the dose is doubled"; "a twofold increase"

  3. twofold, two timesadverb

    by a factor of two

    "the price increased twofold last year"

Wiktionary

  1. twofoldadverb

    In a double degree; doubly.

    Etymology: ; cognate to tvöfalt.

  2. twofoldadjective

    Double; duplicate; multiplied by two; as, a twofold nature; a twofold sense; a twofold argument.

    Etymology: ; cognate to tvöfalt.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Twofoldadjective

    double; duplicate; multiplied by two; as, a twofold nature; a twofold sense; a twofold argument

  2. Twofoldadverb

    in a double degree; doubly

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of twofold in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of twofold in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of twofold in a Sentence

  1. Sreeni Gangasani:

    Our goal is twofold. One is to provide the physicians in India who are really working so hard for so many months get a break. The second purpose is to identify the sick patients from the non-sick patients.

  2. Jason Furtado:

    We know from observations that the Arctic Amplification region is warming at a much faster rate than other parts of the globe( we call Arctic Amplification), the impact of Arctic Amplification is twofold. First, since Arctic Amplification is getting much warmer, when cold air outbreaks occur in North America and Europe/Asia, they aren't as cold as they were decades ago. The second effect( though currently debated in the science community) is that a warmer Arctic Amplification is also making the stratospheric polar vortex weaker on the average.

  3. Matthew Bryza:

    Russia’s goal in its lone mediation mission appears to be twofold: firstly, to repair its international reputation in relation to its debacle in Ukraine, and secondly to strengthen the impression in Armenia and Azerbaijan that Russia calls the shots in the South Caucasus, the fact that the U.S. administration is so absent and timid in its response has the impact of ceding the strategic field in the South Caucasus to Russia. This can have profound and dangerous consequences in Syria, Ukraine, and far beyond.

  4. John Thurman:

    For me, as a teacher, what is it that you want to do with your yoga? For me it was twofold: one was to bring yoga to men, it's a good workout. You get your cardiovascular on, you're building strength, but you're building flexibility and length in your muscles. The other (reason) was to specifically bring it to service members and veterans.

  5. John Donne:

    Men have conceived a twofold use of sleep; it is a refreshing of the body in this life, and a preparing of the soul for the next.

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