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du·al

dual

 
 
pronunciation:
dul [or] du l
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or having two parts; double.
Brushing your teeth has the dual purpose of cleaning your teeth and freshening your breath.
similar words:
double
derivations: dually (adv.), duality (n.)
Homophone Note
The words dual and duel sound alike but have different meanings. To find out what these two words have in common, look up duel.
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