twofold

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two +‎ -fold; cognate to Icelandic tvöfalt.

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twofold (not comparable)

  1. Double; duplicate; multiplied by two; as, a twofold nature; a twofold sense; a twofold argument.
    • 1924, ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available at: <http://www.classicallibrary.org/aristotle/metaphysics/>. Book 1, Part 5.
      some who posit both this cause and besides this the source of movement, which we have got from some as single and from other as twofold.

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Adverb[edit]

twofold (not comparable)

  1. In a double degree; doubly.

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