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-handed

Pronunciation: /ˈhandɪd/

Definition of -handed in English:

combiningForm

1For or involving a specified number of hands: four-handed piano pieces
2Chiefly using or designed for use by the hand specified: a right-handed batsman a left-handed guitar
3Having hands of a specified kind: strong-handed

Derivatives

-handedly

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • So we can therefore say that he is single-handedly responsible for the failure of legislative reform.
  • The Turkish army protects Turkish nationalism by heavy-handedly suppressing all signs of religiosity in public offices.

-handedness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • The concept of even-handedness is central to human rights law.
  • Left-handedness may have conferred prehistoric man advantages, such as in combat, say the researchers.

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