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"double-edged" in British English

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double-edgedadjective

uk   /ˌdʌb.əlˈedʒd/ us   /ˌdʌb.əlˈedʒd/
(Definition of double-edged from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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double-edgedadjective [not gradable]

/ˈdʌb·əlˈedʒd/
having two possible and different meanings or effects: Climate changes are potentially double-edged in their consequences. Wealth and fame can be a double-edged sword (= a situation with both positive and negative effects).
(Definition of double-edged from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “double-edged”
in Chinese (Simplified) 双重作用的,双刃的, 利弊互现的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙重作用的,雙刃的, 利弊互現的…
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