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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtwofoldtwo‧fold /ˈtuːfəʊld $ -foʊld/ adjective  1 TWOtwo times as much or as many of something a twofold increase in cases of TB2 TWOhaving two important parts The benefits of the scheme are twofold.twofold adverb Student numbers have expanded twofold in ten years.
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twofoldThe principal findings of the Implications Team, concurred in by the 350 members of the plenary, were twofold.My reasons for leaving are twofold.The answer to the question is twofold.The answers would seem to be twofold.The mechanism of the hypercalcemia in vitamin D intoxication is twofold.The subject is essentially twofold - beach and palm trees, so thought must be given to each.This new legislation will have a twofold effect on businesses.a twofold increase in the genetic mutationsThe last ten years have seen a twofold increase in the numbers of deaths on the road.This difference, while twofold, is not statistically significant.Thus the act in a twofold sense is repugnant to the Constitution.Because of the number of peaks, the structured form must contain a twofold symmetry if duplex, or fourfold if tetraplex.The government has a twofold task.twofold increaseThese show since 1939 a more than twofold increase in arable land and a corresponding decline in permanent pasture.The result was a more than twofold increase in the rate of locomotive production.
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