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two-way

adjective uk   /ˈtuː.weɪ/ us  

two-way adjective (DIRECTION)

two-way adjective (RADIO)

[before noun] Two-way radios can both send out and receive signals.

two-way adjective (RELATIONSHIP)

A two-way situation involves two people or two groups of people working together to achieve a shared aim: Negotiations are a two-way thing - both sides have to come to a compromise. Remember, friendships are a two-way street (= both people have to make an effort).
Translations of “two-way”
in Chinese (Traditional) 方向, 雙向的, 可雙向通行的…
in Russian двусторонний…
in Turkish iki yönlü, çift yönlü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 方向, 双向的, 可双向通行的…
in Polish dwukierunkowy…
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