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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 bicycle built for two people.
in tandem
If something is done in tandem, two people develop or work on it together or during the same period of time: This director and composer have worked in tandem on several films.
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