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EN[tuː] [tʰu̟ː] [tu] [tʰu̟] [-uː]
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    Definition of two in English Dictionary

  • 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
          • Incidentally, several drugs have been developed that treat cancers driven by BRAF, two of which, vemurafenib and dabrafenib, are now FDA approved for treatment of late-stage melanoma.
          • Did you see those two skells lying in the doorway?
          • 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.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Two boys, aged 14 and 11, were each sentenced to three strokes of the light rotan at Kluang for stealing duck eggs from Loh Wee Seng.
          • Two known binding partners of RDS fall into this category, calmodulin and melanoregulin, both of which are thought to regulate the fusogenic capability of RDS [16 , 17 ].
          • Two SNPs, rs14920313 and rs14920355, were located in the doublecortin-like kinase 1 (DCLK1) gene, and rs313140585 was identified in the neurobeachin (NBEA) gene.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • 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.
          • The screens are connected by chain belts and splocket wheels, so that the bottom screen drives the other two.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Numerals
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          1. en twofold
          2. en twos
          3. en two-edged
          4. en two-faced
          5. en two-footed
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of two for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "two" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a numeral.
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