twosome


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two·some

 (to͞o′səm)
n.
1. Two people or things together; a pair or couple.
2. An activity involving two people, such as a round of golf.

twosome

(ˈtuːsəm)
n
1. two together, esp two people
2. (Golf) a match between two people
3. (modifier) consisting of or played by two: a twosome song.

two•some

(ˈtu səm)

adj.
1. consisting of two; twofold.
2. performed or played by two persons.
n.
3. two together or in company; couple; duo.
4. a golf match between two persons.
[1325–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.twosome - two items of the same kindtwosome - 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.twosome - a pair who associate with one anothertwosome - 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"

twosome

noun
1. Two persons united, as by marriage:
2. Two items of the same kind together:
Translations
إثْنان، شَخْصان
dvojice
par
Paarselbander
par

twosome

[ˈtuːsəm] N (= people) → pareja f

twosome

[ˈtuːsəm] n (= couple) → couple m (= pair of players, dancers, performers) → duo mtwo-star [ˈtuːstɑːr] n (British) (also two-star petrol) → essence f ordinaire, ordinaire mtwo-stroke [ˈtuːstrəʊk]
n (= engine) → moteur m à deux temps
adj [engine] → à deux tempstwo-thirds two thirds [ˌtuːˈθɜːrdz]
prondeux tiers mpl
two thirds of sth → les deux tiers de qch
by two thirds [cut, increase] → de deux tiers
advaux deux tiers
adj [majority] → aux deux tierstwo-time [ˌtuːˈtaɪm] vttrompertwo-way [ˌtuːˈweɪ] adj
[switch] → va-et-vient inv; [street] → à double sens; [exchange, negotiations] → bilatéral(e)
two-way traffic → circulation dans les deux sens
two-way radio → émetteur-récepteur m
(= mutual) [process] → bilatéral(e)
Trust is a two-way thing
BUT La confiance ne vaut que si elle est réciproque.two-way street n (fig) (= process involving give-and-take) to be a two-way street → être fondé(e) sur la réciprocité
Trust is a two-way street → La confiance est fondée sur la réciprocité.
Loyalty is a two-way street → La loyauté est fondée sur la réciprocité.

twosome

[ˈtuːsəm] n (people) → coppia
to go out in a twosome → uscire in coppia

two

(tuː) noun
1. the number or figure 2.
2. the age of 2.
adjective
1. 2 in number.
2. aged 2.
two-
having two (of something). a two-door car.
ˌtwo-ˈfaced adjective
decitful. a two-faced person.
ˌtwo-ˈhanded adjective, adverb
(to be used, played etc) with two hands. a two-handed stroke.
twosome noun
two people; a couple. They usually travel in a twosome.
ˌtwo-ˈway adjective
able to act, operate, be used etc in two ways or directions. two-way traffic; a two-way radio.
ˈtwo-year-old noun
a person or animal that is two years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is two years old.
in two
(broken) in two pieces. The magazine was torn in two.
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