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dual

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/ˈdjuːəl/
having two parts, features, etc.: In June, he bowed to shareholder pressure and split his dual role as chief executive and chairman. With more families requiring dual incomes, people have less time to shop and run errands. All cars manufactured after 1998 are required to have dual airbags.
Translations of “dual”
in Arabic مُزدَوَج…
in Korean 두개의…
in Malaysian dwi…
in French double…
in Turkish ikili, çift amaçlı, çift…
in Italian duplice, doppio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 兩部分的, 二元的, 雙重的…
in Russian двойной…
in Polish podwójny…
in Vietnamese đôi…
in Spanish doble…
in Portuguese duplo…
in Thai เป็นคู่…
in German doppelt…
in Japanese 2つの部分から成る…
in Indonesian ganda…
in Chinese (Simplified) 两部分的, 二元的, 双重的…
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