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English definition of “double-barrelled”

double-barrelled

adjective uk   /ˌdʌb.l̩ˈbær.əld/ (US usually double-barreled) us  

double-barrelled adjective (GUN)

describes a gun that has two barrels (= parts shaped like tubes): a double-barrelled shotgunGuns

double-barrelled adjective (TWO PURPOSES)

US having two purposes: It was a double-barreled question.Names and titles
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