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two-edged

adjective uk   us   /ˌtuːˈedʒd/

two-edged adjective (BLADE)

having two sharp edges for cutting: a two-edged sword

two-edged adjective (TWO MEANINGS)

A two-edged remark can be understood in two very different ways, one of them positive and one of them negative: "That was amazingly generous of you!" "Well, that was a two-edged comment - are you saying I'm usually mean?"
Translations of “two-edged”
in Chinese (Traditional) 刀口, 雙刃的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 刀口, 双刃的…
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