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du·o

 (do͞o′ō, dyo͞o′ō)
n. pl. du·os
1. Music A duet, especially two performers singing or playing together.
2. Two people or two things in close association: a duo of negotiators.

[Italian, from Latin, two; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.]

duo

(ˈdjuːəʊ)
n, pl duos or dui (ˈdjuːiː)
1. (Music, other) music
a. a pair of performers
b. another word for duet
2. (Theatre) a pair of actors, entertainers, etc
3. informal a pair of closely connected individuals
[C16: via Italian from Latin: two]

du•o

(ˈdu oʊ, ˈdyu oʊ)

n., pl. du•os.
1. duet.
2. two persons commonly associated with each other; couple.
3. two things ordinarily placed or found together; a pair: a duo of lovebirds.
[1580–90; < Italian < Latin: two]

duo-

a combining form meaning “two”: duotone.
[comb. form of Greek dýo, Latin duo two]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.duo - two items of the same kindduo - two items of the same kind    
fellow, mate - one of a pair; "he lost the mate to his shoe"; "one eye was blue but its fellow was brown"
2, II, two, deuce - the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
doubleton - (bridge) a pair of playing cards that are the only cards in their suit in the hand dealt to a player
2.duo - two performers or singers who perform together
musical group, musical organisation, musical organization - an organization of musicians who perform together
3.duo - a pair who associate with one anotherduo - a pair who associate with one another; "the engaged couple"; "an inseparable twosome"
pair - two people considered as a unit
same-sex marriage - two people of the same sex who live together as a family; "the legal status of same-sex marriages has been hotly debated"
4.duo - a musical composition for two performers
primo - the principal part of a duet (especially a piano duet)
secondo - the second or lower part of a duet (especially a piano duet)
musical composition, opus, piece of music, composition, piece - a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"

duo

noun partnership, couple, pair, duet, twosome the famous singing and dancing duo

duo

noun
1. Two persons united, as by marriage:
2. Two items of the same kind together:
Translations
duó
duet

duo

[ˈdjuːəʊ] N (duos or dui (pl)) [ˈdjuːiː] (Mus, Theat) → dúo m

duo

[ˈdjuːəʊ] n
(MUSIC)duo m
(= pair) → duo m

duo

nDuo nt

duo

[ˈdjuːəʊ] n (gen) (Mus) → duo m inv
References in classic literature ?
Mr Burd points out that this passage is imitated directly from Cicero's "De Officiis": "Nam cum sint duo genera decertandi, unum per disceptationem, alterum per vim; cumque illud proprium sit hominis, hoc beluarum; confugiendum est ad posterius, si uti non licet superiore.
Brooke's nieces had resided with him, so that the talking was done in duos and trios more or less inharmonious.
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