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duplex

du·plex

duplex

 
pronunciation:
du pleks
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having two parts; twofold; double.
similar words:
duplicate
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an apartment with rooms on two levels.
definition 2: a house divided into two apartments.
derivation: duplexity (n.)
Word Parts
The word duplex contains the following parts:
du, duo Latin root that means two
synonyms:
bi-, bin-, di-2, diplo-