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English definition of “two-edged”

two-edged

adjective (TWO MEANINGS)    /ˌtuːˈedʒd/
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 ?"Difficult to understandComplicated and difficult to doPuzzle and confuse
(Definition of two-edged adjective (TWO MEANINGS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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