Translation of "twin" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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twinnoun [ C ]

uk /twɪn/ us /twɪn/

B1 either of two children born to the same mother on the same occasion

My sister has twin sons. 我姐姐有對雙胞胎兒子。
a twin sister 雙胞胎姐妹中的一個

one of two very similar things

The two countries are often regarded as economic twins. 這兩個國家經常被認為經濟情況很相似。

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twinadjective [ before noun ]

uk /twɪn/ us /twɪn/

used to describe two similar things that are a pair

twin towers 雙子塔
a car with twin exhausts 雙排氣管小汽車

existing at the same time

his twin obsessions - women and cars 他的兩大愛好——女人和汽車


uk /twɪn/ us /twɪn/ UK
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. 劍橋和海德堡結成了姊妹城。

(Translation of “twin” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)