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twin

3 verb
     
twin3 past tense and past participle twinned, present participle twinning [transitive usually passive]
1 British English to form a relationship between two similar towns in different countries in order to encourage visits between them
twin something with something
Chichester in England is twinned with Chartres in France.
2 to form a relationship between two places, people, or ideas
twin something with something
Dole has been twinned in the history books with his old rival Bush.

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