English version

two-way

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Broadcasting
two-wayˌtwo-ˈway adjective 🔊 🔊 1 DIRECTIONmoving or allowing movement in both directions 🔊 two-way traffic 🔊 two-way trade2 used to describe a relationship which needs effort from both the people or groups involved 🔊 Corruption is a two-way process.3 TCBa two-way radio both sends and receives messages
Examples from the Corpus
two-way• Of course communication is two-way, and the mood of the recipients is also important for effective communication.• Nevertheless, in this two-way causal relationship, poverty is primarily a cause of illness and only secondarily its effect.• Managers who want two-way communication with their staff must be prepared to listen to what they have to say.• It was impossible to have a two-way conversation with Derek, because he never stopped talking.• Each carries a two-way radio, connected to the office.• None of the older mains-communications techniques can provide the necessary two-way signalling between consumer and supplier.• Some schools used two-way television instruction.
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