Definition of 'twin'
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Luck links two sets of twins. The Sun (2016)He's hardly had a magical couple of weeks after his feud with his twin brother resurfaced. The Sun (2017)The three rooms are more modern and airy: two compact twins and a bigger master double. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A further two twin rooms on the first floor also share a bathroom. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two ground-floor twin room share a bathroom, and the master bedroom is en suite. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She said:'It is not unusual for the condition to affect one of a pair of twins. The Sun (2017)The solicitor, who specialised in planning law and was an identical twin, killed herself six weeks after her arrest. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now 22-year-old identical twins have both joined RNLI lifeboat crews. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But critics claim it will spoil visits to twin towns and other trips. The Sun (2013)We are happy to stay in a nice villa or share four twin rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Prices based on two people sharing a twin room and subject to availability. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We are also making more double and twin rooms available for single occupancy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The couple have twin daughters aged one. The Sun (2010)She is like a little mother to the twins. The Sun (2012)They had to make a choice between two twin infants. Christianity Today (2000)My twin brothers sang on the chorus and were amazing. The Sun (2009)When you look after three pairs of twins you naturally get a lot of experience. Anne of Green Gables (1872)But some viewers claimed he only saved the twins to make the show more entertaining. The Sun (2009)He has no idea being home all day with the twins just drains me. The Sun (2009)This is awfully sad but they say that twins are very close. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In many ways, the twins were lucky. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We were so close at one time, typical twins. The Sun (2008)I am on my way to meet a stranger who might as well be my identical twin. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But if it is mostly governed by genes, identical twins should be more likely to share the personality trait. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Siamese, or conjoined, twins form with the incomplete split of a single fertilised egg. The Sun (2010) Five hundred twins were monitored from their 40s and 50s. The Sun (2006)
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British English: twin /twɪn/ NOUN
If two people are twins, they have the same mother and were born on the same day.
My sister was looking after the twins.
- American English: twin
- Arabic: تَوْأَم
- Brazilian Portuguese: gêmeo
- Chinese: 孪生子
- Croatian: blizanci
- Czech: dvojče
- Danish: tvilling
- Dutch: tweeling
- European Spanish: gemelo
- Finnish: kaksonen
- French: jumeau
- German: Zwilling
- Greek: δίδυμος
- Italian: gemello
- Japanese: 双子
- Korean: 쌍둥이
- Norwegian: tvilling
- Polish: bliźniak brat lub siostra
- European Portuguese: gémeo
- Romanian: geamăn
- Russian: близнец
- Spanish: gemelo
- Swedish: tvilling
- Thai: คู่แฝด
- Turkish: ikiz
- Ukrainian: близнюк
- Vietnamese: con sinh đôi
British English: twin ADJECTIVE
Twin is used to describe a pair of things that look the same and are close together.
...the twin spires of the cathedral.
Definition of twin from the Collins English Dictionary
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