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  • s  having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson
  • s  twice as great or many

  • The idea behind the compression is two-fold: first of all it provides a barrier between water and skin, reducing what has come to be known as the "jiggle" effect.
  • In one study involving patients with severe sleep apnea (five or more episodes of apnea per hour), researchers found it was "significantly related to a two-fold increased risk of a .
  • The benefit is two-fold: The new forests will earn carbon credits under the Kyoto Protocol, since the trees will sequester carbon dioxide that would otherwise warm the atmosphere .

  • President Bush in ABC News
    The reason I'm going to the Olympics is two-fold: one, to show my respect for the people of China; and two, to cheer on the US team,Bush said at the start of his trip to Asia. "And by the way, the order ought to be reversed as to why I may...
  • Frank Hadden in Independent Online
    The purpose of this squad session is really two-fold; firstly to debrief following the Argentina tour; and secondly for the players to be introduced to our two new assistant coaches, Mike Brewer and Graham Steadman,Hadden said here Tuesday.
  • Jim Haslett in Sports Network
    Well, obviously we want to score some touchdowns,Haslett said on Monday. "I'm disappointed that we didn't score any touchdowns. I'm encouraged that we won the game without scoring any, so I think it is two-fold."

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