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two meaning

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  • NounPLtwosPREtwo-
    1. The digit/figure 2.
      1. The number 2202 contains three twos.
    2. (US) INF A two-dollar bill.
      1. A child aged two.
        1. This toy is suitable for the twos and threes.
      2. The playing cards featuring two pips.
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • In sheet mills the custom of two rollers working level-handed (dividing the pay evenly), instead of one roller working with a helper, has been increasing in recent years.
          • The two most prominent modules of the mammalian cranium are the neurocranium (i.e., the cerebral capsule or neurobasicranial complex) and the splanchnocranium (i.e., the face) [5 –7 ].
          • Germarium and vitellarium are distinct and the latter contains one or two small, immature basal oocytes.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Two days prior to the consultation, an abdominal radiograph was done because the patient hadn't stooled in a week. No signs of obstruction and no abnormal accumulations of stool were found.
          • Two SNPs, rs14920313 and rs14920355, were located in the doublecortin-like kinase 1 (DCLK1) gene, and rs313140585 was identified in the neurobeachin (NBEA) gene.
          • Two blood pressure measurements were obtained with a standard sphygmanometer.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The screens are connected by chain belts and splocket wheels, so that the bottom screen drives the other two.
          • In both instances this goal toward which the gift is directed dissociates the engifted from the gift, whereas his opponents would identify the two.
          • I don't want to get involved in the standoff between those two.

      Meaning of two for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "two" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a numeral.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Numerals
          Difficultness: Level 1
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          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 9
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          Definite    ➨     Versatile
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          1. en twofold
          2. en twos
          3. en two-edged
          4. en two-faced
          5. en two-footed
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