Definition of “two-way” - English Dictionary

“two-way” in English

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uk /ˈtuː.weɪ/ us /ˈtuː.weɪ/

two-way adjective (RELATIONSHIP)

A two-way situation involves two people or two groups of people working together to achieve a shared aim:

Negotiations are a two-way thing - both sides have to come to a compromise.
Remember, friendships are a two-way street (= both people have to make an effort).

(Definition of “two-way” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“two-way” in American English

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two-wayadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈtuˈweɪ/

permitting movement or communication in two directions:

There are only a few two-way streets left in town.
This should be a two-way relationship.

(Definition of “two-way” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“two-way” in Business English

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two-wayadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈtuːˌweɪ/ us

moving or allowing movement in two different directions:

Anglo-Indian business is now a two-way street that can profit both sides.
The agreement eliminates most tariffs on two-way trade between the US and the five other participating nations.

used to describe a situation in which two people or groups both work towards something, where both expect rewards from the efforts they make:

a two-way battle/discussion/process

(Definition of “two-way” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)