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 Meanings and Examples of DUAL
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 a.  expressing, or consisting of, the number two; belonging to two
Classic Sentence:
1  If the plot lacked lucidity, the dual motif of legs and pie was clear and sure.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVI
2  In his singular character the dual nature alternately asserted itself, and his extreme exactness and astuteness represented, as I have often thought, the reaction against the poetic and contemplative mood which occasionally predominated in him.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
3  That's the only English dual number.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
4  That marriage lacked the dual significance it should have had.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER VI
Example Sentence:
1  The government has employed a dual strategy to achieve these two objectives.
2  He has dual British and South African nationality.
3  The training airplane has dual controls.
4  This room has a dual purpose, serving as both a study and a dining room.
5  The bridge has a dual role, carrying both road and rail.
6  His dual role as a composer and a conductor made him very busy.
7  I believe that book was published in dual editions for adult and teen readers; British publishers do that sort of thing a lot.