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twin

noun [C] uk   /twɪn/ us  
B1 either of two children born to the same mother on the same occasion: My sister has twin sons. a twin sisterParents and children one of two very similar things: The two countries are often regarded as economic twins.Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities

twin

adjective [before noun] uk   /twɪn/ us  
used to describe two similar things that are a pair: twin towers a car with twin exhaustsSimilar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities existing at the same time: his twin obsessions - women and carsRelating to time

twin

verb uk   /twɪn/ UK us  
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.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerning
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