Meaning of “tandem” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “tandem” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tandem" in American English

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tandemnoun [ C ]

us /ˈtæn·dəm/

two people or pieces of equipment that work together to achieve a result, or a team of two people or animals:

Several races were held, including one for father-and-son tandems.

A tandem is also a bicycle built for two people.

in tandem

If something is done in tandem, two people develop or work on it together or during the same period of time:

This director and composer have worked in tandem on several films.

(Definition of “tandem” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)