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dual

Pronunciation: /ˈduːəl; ˈdjuːəl/

Translation of dual in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

(before noun/delante del nombre)
  • 1.1 (double) [role/function/purpose] doble; [citizenship/nationality] doble dual personality doble personalidad (feminine) 1.2 (joint) [ownership/interest] compartido
    Example sentences
    • Inexperienced nurses usually remain in orientation for an average of five months - longer if they are expected to function in a dual role.
    • From the beginning his relationship with her has got this dual element to it.
    • These critics also recognize the dual aspects of decolonization.
    1.3 [Linguistics/Lingüística] [number/form] dual
    Example sentences
    • Yimas proper distinguishes four numbers in its pronominal paradigm (singular, dual, paucal, and plural) while Yimas Pidgin has only three.
    • It has dual number, so nouns and verbs must be learned in singular, dual, and plural.
    • Languages with dual markers have a different plural affix for sets of two than the affix for sets greater than two.

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