having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities;
"a double (or dual) role for an actor"
"the office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and private influence"
"every episode has its double and treble meaning"
twice as great or many;
"ate a double portion"
"the dose is doubled"
"a twofold increase"
by a factor of two;
"the price increased twofold last year"
- The price of TVs are twofold down over these years.
- Therefore a threat carries a twofold risk.
- Mr Zhang says the regime's motives are twofold.