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noun [countable]     twin pronunciation in British English
/twɪn/
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  1. one of two children born at the same time to the same mother. Twins of the same sex who look exactly like each other are called identical twins. Twins that are not identical are called fraternal twins

    I have a twin brother and one sister.

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