-pronged Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “-pronged” in the English Dictionary

"-pronged" in British English

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-prongedsuffix

uk   /-prɒŋd/  us   /-prɑːŋd/
two-pronged, three-pronged, etc. having the ​statednumber of ​prongs: figurative To ​tackleinflation the ​government have ​evolved a three-pronged ​strategy (= a ​plan that ​involves three ​ways of ​dealing with the ​problem).
(Definition of -pronged from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pronged" in American English

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prongedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /prɔŋd, prɑŋd/
A two/three-pronged ​planinvolves two/three different ​ways of ​achieving the same ​aim: The ​government has ​launched a two-pronged ​attack against ​poverty.
(Definition of pronged from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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