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English definition of “two-way”


adjective [before noun]     /ˈtuːˌweɪ/
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 adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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