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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Twofold  \Two"fold`\,  a.  [Cf.  {Twifold}.] 
  Double;  duplicate;  multiplied  by  two  as  a  twofold  nature;  a 
  twofold  sense  a  twofold  argument. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Twofold  \Two"fold`\,  adv 
  In  a  double  degree;  doubly. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  twofold 
  adj  1:  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  [syn:  {double},  {dual},  {treble},  {threefold}] 
  2:  twice  as  great  or  many  "ate  a  double  portion";  "the  dose  is 
  doubled";  "a  twofold  increase"  [syn:  {double},  {doubled}] 
  adv  :  by  a  factor  of  two  "the  price  increased  twofold  last  year" 
  [syn:  {two  times}] 




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