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tandemnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtæn·dəm/
two ​people or ​pieces of ​equipment that ​work together to ​achieve a ​result, or a ​team of two ​people or ​animals: Several ​races were ​held, ​including one for father-and-son tandems. A tandem is also a ​bicyclebuilt for two ​people.in tandem If something is done in tandem, two ​peopledevelop or ​work on it together or during the same ​period of ​time: This ​director and ​composer have ​worked in tandem on several ​films.
(Definition of tandem from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







(Definition of tandem from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tandem”
in Spanish tándem…
in Vietnamese xe đạp đôi…
in Malaysian basikal tandem…
in Thai รถม้าสองล้อซึ่งใช้ม้าสองตัวลากเรียงตามยาว…
in French tandem…
in German das Tandem…
in Chinese (Simplified) 双人自行车…
in Turkish iki kişilik bisiklet…
in Russian тандем…
in Indonesian sepeda tandem…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙人自行車…
in Polish tandem…
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