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English definition of “double-edged”

double-edged

adjective [not gradable] /ˈdʌb·əlˈedʒd/
having two possible and different meanings or effects: Climate changes are potentially double-edged in their consequences. Wealth and fame can be a double-edged sword (= a situation with both positive and negative effects).
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