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double meaning

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Definition of double meaning in English:

noun

A meaning that can be interpreted in more than one way: the title of the film has a double meaning [as modifier]: a double-meaning punchline
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  • In course of time, cinema has come to feature "double-meaning dialogues", a trend which disturbs her.
  • Schwab notes that, in Endgame, the double-meaning structure of language breaks down.
  • Please take a moment to re-read the last sentence and fully explore its double-meaning.

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