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English definition of “dual”

dual

adjective [before noun]     /ˈdjuːəl/
having two parts , features , etc.: In June , he bowed to shareholder pressure and split his dual role as chief executive and chairman . With more families requiring dual incomes , people have less time to shop and run errands . All cars manufactured after 1998 are required to have dual airbags .
(Definition of dual adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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