Definition of two-way in English:


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1Allowing or involving movement or communication in opposite directions: a two-way radio make the interview a two-way process
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  • The smugglers, too, have taken advantage of technology, particularly cell phones and two-way radios that allow them to avoid agents and arrange rides before landing.
  • Consultation is a two-way process, allowing discussion and amendments to take place.
  • Since the vS talks to your two-way radio it allows mobile monitoring anywhere within range of the transmitter.
1.1(Of a switch) permitting a current to be switched on or off from either of two points.
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  • But then there was light, and dimmer switches, and two-way switches, and sockets.
  • Q. How do I tell the difference between a three way and a regular on/off or two-way switch?
  • The two-way switches have the send and end keys as one of their functions and a soft key as another.


two-way street

A situation or relationship involving mutual or reciprocal action or obligation: trust is a two-way street
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  • To my mind, banking relationships are a two-way street.
  • I always thought that a relationship was a two-way street, a give and take, but with them, I felt more like their pet dog.
  • Usually we think of rain affecting vegetation, but the relationship is actually a two-way street.

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