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    Can't remember the word "double _____" that means something has two meanings?


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    Quote Originally Posted by greeneyedvixen202
    Can't remember the word "double _____" that means something has two meanings?

    Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.

    http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/qu...rwe132583.html

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    Re: a word

    Quote Originally Posted by greeneyedvixen202
    Can't remember the word "double _____" that means something has two meanings?
    double entendre ('entendre' from French)


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    Re: a word

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by greeneyedvixen202
    Can't remember the word "double _____" that means something has two meanings?
    double entendre ('entendre' from French)
    My Dictionary says
    double entendre means "An ambiguity with one interpretation that is indelicate", whereas question was about a word having two meanings.


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    Re: a word

    Ok I found it.

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Double-entendre

    I think I should change the dictionary.

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