Translation of "twin" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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twinnoun [ C ]

uk /twɪn/ us /twɪn/

B1 either of two children born to the same mother on the same occasion

雙胞胎之一
My sister has twin sons. 我姐姐有對雙胞胎兒子。
a twin sister 雙胞胎姐妹中的一個

one of two very similar things

兩個極相似的事物之一
The two countries are often regarded as economic twins. 這兩個國家經常被認為經濟情況很相似。

More examples

  • My twin sister and I have got the same nose.
  • Meeting a twin brother I didn't know I had was an unnerving experience.
  • A special closeness is supposed to exist between twins.
  • The youngest boys are so close in age they look like twins.
  • To avoid confusion, the twins never wore the same clothes.

twinadjective [ before noun ]

uk /twɪn/ us /twɪn/

used to describe two similar things that are a pair

成對的,成雙的
twin towers 雙子塔
a car with twin exhausts 雙排氣管小汽車

existing at the same time

同時出現的
his twin obsessions - women and cars 他的兩大愛好——女人和汽車

twinverb

uk /twɪn/ us /twɪn/ UK
be twinned with

If a town in one country is twinned with a town in another country, the two towns have a special relationship.

與…結成姐妹城
Cambridge is twinned with Heidelberg. 劍橋和海德堡結成了姊妹城。

(Translation of “twin” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)