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"two" in British English

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twonumber

uk   /tuː/  us   /tuː/
A1 the ​number 2: They have two ​houses. He'll be two (​yearsold) in ​February.

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

"two" in American English

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twonumber

 us   /tu/ (plural twos)
2: Josh’ll be two in ​February. a ​two-timewinner
Two can also ​mean two o’clock.
(Definition of two from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"two" in Business English

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twonumber

uk   us   /tuː/
two plus two equals five (also 2+2=5)
used to say that two ​organizationsworking together or merging can ​achieve more than if they ​work separately: Two ​plus two ​equals five in this ​case and the ​solidfoundation this ​mergercreates will ​help to ​grow the new ​entity into the best ​independentmortgagebankingoperation in the ​region.
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Translations of “two”
in Korean 2, 둘…
in Arabic الرَقم 2…
in Malaysian dua, dua tahun…
in French deux, deux ans…
in Russian два…
in Chinese (Traditional) (數字)2…
in Italian due…
in Turkish iki, iki rakamı…
in Polish dwa…
in Spanish dos, dos años de edad…
in Vietnamese số 2, hai tuổi…
in Portuguese dois…
in Thai ตัวเลขหรือจำนวนสอง, อายุสองปี…
in German die Zwei…
in Catalan dos…
in Japanese 2, 2の…
in Chinese (Simplified) (数字)2…
in Indonesian dua, umur 2 tahun…
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