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adjective as in having more than one and less than three

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Priming produced by strongly related words dropped by 90 percent, while that produced by weak primes increased more than twofold.

The reason we don’t know if the vaccine can prevent transmission is twofold.

From Quartz

The commission was created this year by the General Assembly with a twofold mission — to decide whether Lee should be replaced and, if so, to recommend a replacement.

The opportunity in Washington was twofold with Thibault’s presence and the most talented roster Charles has been a part of since she won titles at the University of Connecticut.

Meanwhile, a temporary shutdown may help the companies twofold.

From Fortune

His reasoning was twofold, he said: He saw the effects of tobacco both on his father and on the developing world.

The intelligence of this act was twofold: it requires an insane level of Madonna knowledge, and it also won't get you arrested.

The arguments offered outside of those put forth by the NCAA in favor of the current system are twofold.

“We Jews have been burdened with a twofold task,” Soloveitchik wrote.

The human tragedy of the natural disaster in this particular part of Italy is twofold.

Were the vow not made in the act of offering prayer we should be unable to account for this twofold use of the term.

Hence his operations were twofold—the conduct of sieges and the protection of his convoys from the guerillas.

The period between 1852 and 1854 had a twofold influence upon Tchaikovskys character.

Now, the law that was given to him in his twofold character was, in reality, a condition of a covenant.

The twofold curse of a broken law and covenant pursues sinners, yet they are invited to escape it; but they will not submit.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to twofold, such as: bifold, binal, binary, diploid, double, and dual.

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