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twin

noun [C] uk   /twɪn/ us  
B1 either of two children born to the same mother on the same occasion: My sister has twin sons. a twin sister one of two very similar things: The two countries are often regarded as economic twins.
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twin

adjective [before noun] uk   /twɪn/ us  
used to describe two similar things that are a pair: twin towers a car with twin exhausts existing at the same time: his twin obsessions - women and cars

twin

verb uk   /twɪn/ UK us  
be twinned with If a town in one country is twinned with a town in another country, the two towns have a special relationship: Cambridge is twinned with Heidelberg.
Translations of “twin”
in Korean 쌍둥이…
in Arabic تَوْأم…
in French jumeau/-elle, jumeau…
in Turkish ikiz…
in Italian gemello, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙胞胎之一, 兩個極相似的事物之一…
in Russian близнец…
in Polish bliźniak…
in Spanish gemelo, copia…
in Portuguese gêmeo, -a…
in German der Zwilling, Zwillings-……
in Catalan bessó, -ona…
in Japanese ふたご(の1人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 双胞胎之一, 两个极相似的事物之一…
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