Meaning of TWICE in English

TWICE

adv.

Pronunciation: ' tw ī s

Function: adverb

Etymology: Middle English twiges, twies, from Old English twiga; akin to Old English twi-

Date: 12th century

1 : on two occasions < twice absent>

2 : two times : in doubled quantity or degree < twice two is four> < twice as much>

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